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 Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm

This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. Children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. Space is limited, registration is required for this program.
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Wii Gaming Hour

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00 pm

Show off your gaming skills! Play some Mario Kart on the Wii or show off your Apples to Apples Skills, we've got games for you!  Join us in the Southeast Library meeting room on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. and go head-to-head with other players and see who comes out on top! Snacks will be provided. 
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Fun with Family History - Genealogy and Personal Archiving Clinic

Thursday, May 4, 2017 (All day)

Come to the library to take your genealogy or personal archiving session to the next level using library resources and technology. Library staff are available to help with: Genealogy and family history research. House history research. Photo scanning. Online and social media sharing.

May the Fourth Be With You!

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

Hmm, Star Wars the library come you must! Join us at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 4. Together we will feel the force as we enjoy Star Wars-inspired art and crafts, videos and other activities! This program is appropriate for ages 7 - 11.

Music and Movement

Friday, May 5, 2017, 9:45 am

Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun. Space is limited, registration is required for this program.

Family Story Time

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11:00 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.
Silent Reading Party

Silent Reading Party

Monday, May 8, 2017, 6:00 pm

Looking for a little peace and quiet? There is a growing movement of quiet reading groups here in DC and around the country. Grab a book and a cup of tea and join us for some quiet reading time at the end of your day. Make the world a little quieter and a little bigger. We will meet monthly at Capital Teas at 718 8th St. SE. All are welcome. 

Library Lovers Like to Bike 2017!

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 am

SAVE THIS DATE... this is going to be epic! Register your little ones and yourselves at for our 4th annual "Library Lovers Like to Bike" event. It's a free, leisurely 3.5-mile family bike ride to celebrate our public libraries and National Bike Month!
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Friends of Southeast Library Book Sale

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 am

So many books, so little time! Come to the Friends of Southeast Library book sale on the lower level of the library the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. History, biography, mystery, fantasy, literature, photography, cookbooks - it's all here! Plus, most books are only $1.  Proceeds from the sale supplement programs for children. 
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In

Monday, May 15, 2017, 2:00 pm

Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches