Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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;

Universal Class Demo

Think your learning days are behind you? Think again! 

Movie Matinee

Even if you haven't yet read the Suzanne Collins novels, come to Southwest Libra

The History of Women's Suffrage

"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."                                                         

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Namaste!We are pleased to announce free yoga for adults and teens at Southwest Library, on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. -- starting March 11!

ASL Story Hour

On Sunday, Feb. 2, we had an ASL (American Sign Language) Story Hour for families in the Children's Room.

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