Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Zita the Spacegirl

Book Club: Zita the Spacegirl

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Read Zita the Spacegirl, a graphic novel about a girl who discovers a portal to another place and sets out on a strange journey. Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book. For ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
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Color Club

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 7 p.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us in the Children's Room on Monday evenings for Color Club. Coloring is a creative and relaxing activity for people of all ages. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Zumba

Zumba @ Southwest Library

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout--all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
Make & Takes for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 3 p.m.

Please join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Digital Drop-in

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and 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 available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.  
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Garden Party

Do you have a green thumb? Come celebrate spring by tending to vegetables, herbs, and flowers in the Southwest Library garden. Afterwards, chat with your fellow gardeners and enjoy a refreshing beverage made with freshly picked mint. In case of rain, we will make aromatherapy pouches using herbs from the garden.
Great Games book

Game Club

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room to play fun board games. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, 6 p.m.

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Movie

Friday Films

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, 3 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room on Friday afternoons for a fun children's movie each week. For all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call 202-724-4691 with questions or to see what movie is showing this week.  

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