Neighborhood Library


Music and Movement

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. Register at using the "RSVP" button. Registration opens at 9:00 p.m. the Wednesday before the program and closes at 9:00 a.m. the day of the program (Friday).
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee and Conversation

Friday, December 16, 2016, 11:00 am

Stop by the library each month for coffee and discussion about things that matter to you. Over coffee and snacks, we will share what’s on our minds, keep each other informed about what’s happening in the neighborhood, and make new connections. All are welcome!

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 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.
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Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00 pm

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

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join us in the program room on the first and third Wednesday of every month for Odd Wednesdays, a new program series for teens. Programming will be anything from movie nights and game nights to just an open space to hang out with your friends in the library. So stop by every first and third Wednesday to see what's going on! Are you a teen with an idea for a teen program? Join our Teen Activity Group (TAG) and earn volunteer hours for planning programs! Ask how at an Odd Wednesday activity.
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Heroes of Cinema - Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Monday, January 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

To start off the new year, we will discuss Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters: Paul Schrader's wild cinematic imagining of the life of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.This visually stunning, collagelike portrait of acclaimed Japanese author and playwright Mishima (played by Ken Ogata) investigates the inner turmoil and contradictions of a man who attempted an impossible harmony between self, art, and society. 
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Friends of Southeast Library Book Sale

Saturday, January 14, 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. 
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Capitol Hill Reads LaRose by Louise Erdrich

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Our first book of the new year will be the lauded Louise Erdrich's most recent title LaRose, a huanting tale of justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture. RSVP here.
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S.T.E.A.M. Team

Monday, January 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Don't miss S.T.E.A.M. Team!  Every month we’ll do a different hands-on activity exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Monthly activities include science experiments, tech demonstrations, graphic design, mathematical games and more. All supplies included - just bring yourself. Ages 6 & Up in the Southeast Library meeting room.