Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot.
Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.
Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer!
Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butlerfeatures the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.
Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week.
Designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear, and join us in the Children's Room for a family story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.
For children of all ages and their families (children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver).
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
*NEW ZUMBA SCHEDULE**
From June 15, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2015, Zumba will meet on Monday evenings.
Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance class -- all fitness levels welcome!
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and baby bounces as we work together to develop early literacy skills while having fun.
Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.
Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, September 6 at 10 a.m. for an end-of-summer celebration in the library garden! All ages are welcome to enjoy activities including planting, watering, and harvesting.Rain date TBD.(AP photo/Rick Bowmer)
Looking for more vitality, better health and an enhanced sense of well-being? Join Karin Silverman at Southwest Library on Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m. as she discusses the many benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. She will explore how the vegetarian diet is gentle to the planet and how it can enhance our spiritual development. Silverman, who has been meditating for over 40 years, will offer the audience a chance to practice a simple meditation technique.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day and time! Beginning September 3, classes will be held onWednesdays at 7:15 p.m. with Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!
You are cordially invited to attend this workshop at 7 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 29. Learn how to create an eye catching resume, write an effective cover letter, and give a memorable interview in this hour long session. Handouts provided.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library. Classes begin at 10 a.m., and end at 12 noon. September classes include Email Basics (Sept. 9), Introduction to Microsoft Word (Sept. 16), Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Sept. 23), and Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint (Sept. 23). Please note that class is not scheduled for Sept.
Southwest Library Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., Sept 27
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 27. Copies of this month's title, The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson, are available for checkout at the information desk.
Come flex your creative muscles at our haiku workshop on Saturday, August 9 at 1 p.m. at Southwest Library!Pamela Perkins will lead this workshop for people of all ages, where participants will learn about and write haiku. Readings and a contest for best haiku will follow the presentation.Bring a small piece of nature, such as a leaf or a rock, or a picture of nature, that inspires you!
Did you know that your library card grants you access to millions of songs and over 100 magazines, all FREE for streaming and downloading? How, you ask? Come to Southwest Library on Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. for a demonstration on navigating these resources. Bonus: teens and adults will then be prepared to fill a block or earn a badge toward their summer reading goals!