Due to scheduled replacement of the after-hours return box, all library materials must be returned inside the library during normal business hours from Thursday, May 3 through Monday, May 7. Items may also be returned at any other DC Public Library branch.We anticipate that the new drop box will be in place by close of business on Monday, May 7 at the same location (on the handicap ramp at the D street SE entrance). We apologize for the inconvenience.
Record your story about the place you call home from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at Southeast Library. Come with family and friends, photographs and your stories! Your interview may air on WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection, and all recordings will be archived at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in the Washingtoniana Division for years to come.
Do you often feel stressed or tense or have a desire to become more relaxed? We have just the program for you!On Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m., the Southeast Neighborhood Library will host William Smith, a retired lieutenant colonel and meditation expert.
Learning to use the Testing and Education Reference Center
Preparing for a test has never been easier with the Testing and Education Reference Center. From the GED to the GRE and everything in between, this database, available through the library, allows users to take practice tests in addition to exploring additional resources.
It's time for May Make and Take Crafts! This month make a Mother's Day card, spring windsocks, and Memorial Day decorations.Make and Take Craft events are held on May 3, 17, and 31 from 4-5 p.m. in the basement meeting room. Children ages 12 and under are welcome, and all craft supplies will be provided.Adult supervision is required for children ages 8 and under.
Learn the art of gyotaku, or Japanese fish printing, at the Southeast Library on Friday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at this hands-on program on traditional Japanese printmaking. Gyo means "fish" and taku means "rubbing".
Scissors and glue abound, paper and glitter galore! Every other Thursday, the Southeast Library hosts craft time, so come display your artistic abilities with these fun and simple crafts! For the month of April we will play with the theme "April Showers..."
El Día de los Niños/Children's Day is a celebration of language and literacy for children and families of all backgrounds. The Southeast Library will mark the occasion with two special events.On April 26 at 4:30 p.m., the Maru Montero Dance Company performs Mexican and Latin American dances in the garden for children and their families.
You know you have them lurking in your closets...that bridesmaid dress from your cousin's wedding, the gown you wore to the Inaugural Ball. Whatever will you do with those pieces of formal wear that you will never wear again? Donate it to the Southeast Neighborhood Library!