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January 2014 Computer Classes At Southwest Library

Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library. Each week, a different topic is explored. January 2014 classes include:Jan. 7: Email basicsJan. 14: Microsoft WordJan. 21: Microsoft Excel

ASL Story Hour

'The Snowy Day'

Come join us on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. for an ASL Story Hour, for children of all ages and their families. Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats in ASL. Enjoy crafts after the story.ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.

Downton Abbey Re-Cap

Season 3 Finale

Wondering how Lady Mary will recover?Or what Lady Edith will do about Gregson?And how will Lord Grantham and Cora handle Lady Rose?If none of this is ringing a bell, join us at Southwest Library on Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. for a showing of the Season 3 finale of Downton Abbey -- a refresher just before the Season 4 premiere.

'Snow Falling on Cedars' by David Guterson

December 2013 Southwest Book Discussion selection

You are invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28. 

'National Pastime'

Staff recommendation

With the days shrinking ever shorter and darker, it’s nice to dream of spring and sunshine and warmth — and baseball. While our Nats didn’t meet their lofty expectations in 2013, we can still hope for a successful 2014 season.

Human Space Exploration: What's on the Horizon?

Come on down to Southwest Library on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 p.m., for an enlightening presentation by James Schier, NASA's Chief Architect for Space Communications

Sunday Family Movie

Come on down to Southwest Library for this month's Sunday matinee!This month's film features Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet in the story behind J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.Film begins at 2 p.m.

December 2013 computer classes at Southwest Library

Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon

You are cordially invited to attend free, drop in computer classes at Southwest Library on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. The December schedule offers:Introduction to Personal Computers (Dec. 3)Internet Basics (Dec. 10)District of Columbia Public Library website (Dec. 17)Classes will resume with email basics on Jan. 7, 2014.

The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 Read-a-Thon

A community event

Often cited and rarely read, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark leg

Family Film: Pre-holiday Feature With Sidney Poitier

Your Thanksgiving get-together may seem manageable after watching this 1967 classic featuring Sidney Poitier and an unexpected dinner guest!Join us at Southwest Library on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m., for a pre-holiday film screening.

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