Where would you go?
Head around the world!
We have travel books that will take you all over the world!!
Pick your place and Come check us out!!
Interested in learning about your family tree, but not sure where to begin? Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, May 17 at 1 p.m. for some tips and suggestions from local blogger David Lynch, who writes about his own experience researching his ancestry!
Join us in the children's room for some fun activities during Spring Break!
On Monday and Tuesday, April 14 and April 15, we will be crafting with T-shirts, so bring one of your own to decorate. Don't forget to bring some creativity too!
Come help us start a family garden at Southwest Library on Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m.!
We have (most of) the tools, but if you have an extra shovel to bring, all the better!
Rain date TBD.
Call 202-724-4298 for more details.
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Come to Southwest Library on Thursday, March 27 at 7 p.m. for a demonstration of the Universal Class program -- available on the DC Public Library website. Learn anything from Advanced Dog Training to Negotiation Skills to Yoga--all for free with your library card!
"Lean anything. Learn anytime. Learn anywhere."
Even if you haven't yet read the Suzanne Collins novels, come to Southwest Library on Saturday, March 22 at 1 p.m. to see Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in this 2012 film!
"The injustice involved in denying woman the suffrage is not confined to the disenfranchised sex alone, but extends to the nation as well, in that it is deprived of the excellent service which woman might render."
We are pleased to announce free yoga for adults and teens at Southwest Library, on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. -- starting March 11!
Don't worry if you can't tell downward dog from cat pose; this class is for beginners to yoga, and instructor Carrie Hsieh will walk you through an hour of poses to help you achieve calm and stillness. However, those who have practiced for years are also welcome!
For ages 13 and older.