Neighborhood Library

NOTICE: The Southeast Library is currently awaiting repairs on its elevators. Customers who use wheelchairs or otherwise rely on the elevators to access the library should consider visiting a neighboring branch.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Kids' Playwriting Workshop

Do you have a budding writer or actor? Join Young Playwrights' Theater (YPT) at Southeast Library for a FREE after-school program. In six action-packed workshops, participants will learn about playwriting and acting through fun games and activities.

Changes to Wednesday Baby and Toddler Lap Time

Popular Story Time Will Move to a Ticket System

Starting Wednesday, March 6, we will start a new ticket system for the 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday Story Times.  Here’s how it works:

The Tween Book Club is underway!

January’s meeting was a huge success, with over 14 in attendance.February’s selection is Laika, by Nick Abadzis. The book won an Eisner award in 2008.

'Life of Pi'

Book Review and Book Club Discussion

Written in a first-person narrative, Yann Mantel's Life of Pi tells a tale of courage, faith, hunger, coping, fear, animal behavior and survival.

Ana's Story

Check it out for a powerful e-experience!

Ana's story is not all that different from thousands of girls all over the world.  A single teen mom, Ana is confronted with the daily challenge of survival as she struggles to provide for both herself and her young daughter.  However, she also has a powerful secret: Ana was born HIV positive.

Warm Up with an Award Winner!

With temperatures hovering around freezing, all Washingtonians are looking for ways to keep warm.  My personal favorite method is to snuggle up with a good book, and imagine sunshine and summer time.

Are you comfortable in your own skin?

What makes you human? Is it what you think, your experiences? Or is it something more?

Add some 'Drama' to your life!

In Raina Telgemeier's Drama, Broadway-obsessed Callie Marin is ridiculously excited to work on her middle school musical. Not that she can sing and dance, but she does build a mean cannon.

Book Club: 'The Buddha in the Attic'

The Buddha in the Attic is the tragic story of the extraordinary lives of "picture brides" from Japan to the United States.