Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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.

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.

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