Put on your pajamas, grab your teddy bear, and join us in the Children's Room for a family story time before heading to bed! We'll read stories, sing songs, and perform finger plays together.
For children of all ages and their families (children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver).
Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.
Improve your English-speaking skills by talking with other English learners!
Participants from all nationalities and all levels of English proficiency will read a variety of news articles and chat with others in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
Drop in, meet new people, and practice your English.
For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-727-4752 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.
Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required.
To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.
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.
Come join us every third Tuesday of the month to knit, swap tips, and get to know your fellow neighbors. Staff will be available to teach basic skills such as casting on yarn, and the purl and knit stitches.
Yarn will be provided. Please bring your own needles.
All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-724-4752 or email@example.com.
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.
Join us on Saturdays at 1 p.m. in the children's room for a free kids' yoga class for ages 8 to 12. This class is made possible through the library's partnership with Yoga Activist, a volunteer organization which helps teachers share their yoga practice in their neighborhoods and communities.
Come visit the Southwest Library to use our version of Red Box: Read Box!Check out the Young Adult New Releases using our Read Box free of charge. $0 per night -- all you need is a library card.Come check us out!
Learn fun facts and participate in activities and experiments inspired by the creations of Black inventors! Join us for this special program, "Spotlight on Black Inventors," on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 4:30 p.m. The program and activities are appropriate for ages 5 and older. Explore and learn even more with these titles from DC Public Library:
Let us at Southwest Library set you up on a date...with a book!Come on by anytime between Feb. 1 and Feb. 28 to see if you can make a connection with any of our candidates. Just pick up a wrapped book, check it out, and see what happens! If it works out, great! If not...just bring it back, no hard feelings or awkward questions asked, and give it another shot!
You are cordially invited to attend the February drop in computer classes at Southwest Library from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Learn about a different computer-related topic each week. Feb. 4: Introduction to Personal Computers Feb.