Adults

C.R. Gibbs

The Civil War Forts of Anacostia: Sentinels of Black Freedom

Please join us in the Black Studies Center for an enlightening lecture on the forgotten story of Anacostia's Civil War forts with noted historian C.R. Gibbs.
Theater Masks

Improv for All

This fun & free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater helps participants deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 & up.   
Library Book Sale

Friends of the Southwest Library Summer Book Sale

Brush off your reading glasses and stop by the SW Library to get some new-to-you books at the SW Library Summer Book Sale! Most books $1 or under. The sale will be on the second floor in the Children's Room until 3 p.m.
Library Book Sale

Friends of the Southwest Library Summer Book Sale

Brush off your reading glasses and stop by the SW Library to get some new-to-you books at the SW Library Summer Book Sale! Most books $1 or under. The sale will be on the second floor in the Children's Room until 4 p.m.
Yoga

Practice Yoga with Love

Every Sunday this summer, join us for Pop-Up Yoga at the library taught by instructors from WithLoveDC. WithLoveDC is a movement to spread love, joy, and acceptance throughout the District. The Practice With Love classes aim to create an accessible space for all people to tune into their breath while enjoying the amazing spaces around our beautiful city. WithLoveDC is thrilled to bring their free yoga gatherings to the Southeast Library; come flow with us!
Teen Movie Night

Movie Night @ Rosedale Recreation Center

June 4 Man of Steel June 11 Guardians of the Galaxy June 18   Avengers
Harvey Milk

Remembering Harvey Milk

Join us for a viewing of a biographical film based on the life of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California.   2 hours, 8 minutes. Rated R.  
Marjorie Young

The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Carol Stuart Watson, the Nation’s Capital Illustrator

Reflections by her daughter, Marjorie Young, on this iconic artist who co-founded The Georgetowner newspaper and who profoundly influenced the District of Columbia’s cultural and visual art signature. Peabody Room (third floor) Information: 202-727-0233 jerry.mccoy@dc.gov
Summer Reading Logo for children. Freedom Flyers by MoyeDCPL Summer Reading

Tuskegee Airmen

Join us to hear a story of history from someone who made it happen. Members of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American men to fly in the U.S. Armed Forces. Despite continued racial discrimination and Jim Crow laws, these brave pilots served our country in World War II. 
Summer Reading Logo for children. Freedom Flyers by MoyeDCPL Summer Reading

Tuskegee Airmen

Join us to hear a story of history from someone who made it happen. Members of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American men to fly in the U.S. Armed Forces. Despite continued racial discrimination and Jim Crow laws, these brave pilots served our country in World War II. 

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