Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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.

Sunday Poetry Hour

Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m.

Bring your favorite poem to share during Sunday Poetry Hour or just listen to some new and familiar poems. 

Fascinating Fact-Based Titles for Children

For Common Core (and Even More)

Some young readers have always loved non-fiction--after all, nonfiction is the home of books about dinosaurs, space, paper airplane building and many other fascinating topics.  On the other hand, those who love story-telling and narrative may have a preference for fiction.  These days, though, all kinds of young readers are likely to encounter more nonfiction due to the adoption of the Common Core curriculum framework in many schools.  Here are a variety of nonfiction titles for all ages and interests--and not one reads like a textbook!

Computer Classes, Oct./Nov. 2013

Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

You are cordially invited to the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library.

Kitchen Table Book Discussion, November 2013

'Thinking, Fast and Slow' by Daniel Kahneman

You are cordially invited to attend the November 2013 Kitchen Table Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.

Scare-tastic Read

Rotters by Daniel Kraus

We all have a little Rotter in us.

Summer Reading Winner

Beats By Dre Winner

Congratulations Phillip! He is one of the winners of Beats by Dre headphones.Phillip was able to win these headphones by participating in summer reading.Would you like to get in on the action? Join us next year for summer reading and you too could win a fabulous prize!

Recognizing Banned Books Week

Book Discussion, Saturday, Sept. 28th

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library's monthly book discussion. Just read a banned or challenged book (or two) of your choice, and come to talk and learn about intellectual freedom issues.

Frederick Douglass in Washington, D. C.

The Lion of Anacostia

You are cordially invited to attend the October Book Discussion at the Southwest Library at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 26. 

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