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The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 27.  Copies of this month's title, The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, are available at the information desk.
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Cross Talk: The Merchant of Venice

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 1 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Shakespeare's thought provoking play The Merchant of VeniceStaff from the Folger Shakespeare Library will be there to discuss the work and share their unique insights into the play. Free copies of the Folger critical edition of the play have been provided by the Folger Shakespeare Library and may be picked up at the adult services desk. 
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Wii Club

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

Please join us in the Children's Room to play Wii games.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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Coloring for Grown-Ups

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, 2 p.m.

Can't get away for the summer? Give your brain a vacation at our Sunday afternoon adult coloring club. Pencils, markers, and coloring sheets will be provided, but you are also welcome to bring your own. Embrace your inner child and join the coloring craze!
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are 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. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  Please call 202-724-4691 with any questions.
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Color Club

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 7 p.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll provide special coloring sheets and supplies.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

Zumba @ Southwest Library

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
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Digital Drop-in

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.

Restorative Yoga

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, 7 p.m.

Please join us for a weekly restorative yoga practice. Instructors from Yoga Activist will lead the class, incorporating yoga props such as blocks, blankets, and bolsters for support. Come to the mat to relax, stretch, and strengthen. All levels welcome.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Please call 202-724-4691 with questions.