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.
Need help tweaking your resume? Having a bit of trouble with your laptop or eReader?
Drop in Wednesday afternoons between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to receive face-to-face, one-on-one assistance for all your resume and computer assistance needs.
Come create, build, and play using LEGO bricks.
Check out our awesome LEGO book collection for ideas!
For ages 6-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in creative, hands-on fun, building structures using everyday materials.
Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
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.
*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!
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.
The Summer Reading Program started off with a drum roll when Southwest Library welcomed Andres and Hector from popular local children's band Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres. Andres led a group of over 100 children and their parents and caregivers on a singing, dancing journey through the countries of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
It's officially summer, and with those long hours of daylight comes more time for reading! Sign up for Summer Reading with DCPL, and you can win prizes not only for reading books, but also for attending library events such as movie nights and book discussions at Southwest Library!
Come beat the heat--and see one of the hottest films of 2013--at Southwest Library on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m.Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this heart-pounding thriller that will draw viewers into the infinite and merciless realm of deep space.
Stroke is, according to the CDC, the fourth-leading cause of death in the U.S., and a major cause of adult disability. Join us on Saturday, July 12 at 1 p.m. for a discussion with American Heart Association Volunteer Ambassador Carmen Gabriel-Watson. Ms. Gabriel-Watson will discuss her own experience as a survivor of two strokes, including what led up to the episodes, what she still experiences post-stroke, and how to prevent stroke.
Clear some space on your shelves--the Friends' Summer Book Sale is here! Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, July 13 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. With hundreds of new books for sale, including bestsellers, fiction, nonfiction, vampires, cookbooks, and job searching, you're sure to find some great reads! And great deals: buy one, get one free, with most books less than $1.All proceeds from the sale support programs at Southwest Library, so come on out and help yourself to great deals, and help the library continue to offer great programs!
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library. Classes start at 10 a.m. and finish at 12 noon. July classes include Introduction to Email (July 1), Microsoft Word Basics (July 8), and Microsoft Excel Basics (July 29). Please note that classes will not be held on July 15 or July 22.
Want to trace your family roots but don't know where to begin? Come to Southwest Library on Saturday, June 28 at 11 a.m. for some help! Library staff will lead a demonstration on DCPL's free online genealogy resources.
A talk by Jonathan Rauch on Thursday, July 10 at 7 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend this talk by noted writer Jonathan Rauch (Senior Fellow in Governance, Brookings Institution) on the current state of marriage equality. Presented in observance of Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.