Southwest
Neighborhood Library

New Books

 Looking for a new teen book? Well you can stop looking now and head over to Southwest Library!We have some great brand new teen fiction books.Come check us out! 

Wii with Teens

Calling all Teens!

April Showers

Raining Yet? The Southwest library has rain in the forecast today.  Stop by and watch the library rain blue books. Great teen fiction titles, from the old to the new!!!! Let’s experience April showers together!!! Come check it out!

It's Grill Time!

Yes! Are you ready to pull out the grill? Summer is around the corner and the Southwest Library has great grill cookbooks. They are full of wonderful recipes that will make you the king or queen of the grill. Here are a few grill titles with great recipes:

Travel Around the World

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Intro to Genealogy

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!

Spring Break Fun

Crafts and Computers

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! 

Open Mic

National Poetry Month

Do you have what it takes to be a Poet?Celebrate National Poetry Month with us at the Southwest Library on April 23 at 7 p.m. and read your best original work or best poem by other authors.Win great prizes!Don’t want to read? Sign up to be a judge and rate other peoples' work.All ages are encouraged to participate and don’t forget to invite your family and friends.

Garden Day at Southwest

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)

Celebrate National Reading Month

Dr. Seuss Party at Southwest

We'll read some of his stories,And craft a creation,Play some fun games andUse our imagination!We'll make some oobleck,That gooey green slime,Eat a good snack,And have a fun time!So come to SouthwestOn March 16 at 2,Come have a good time;

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