Jamal R. Moore is a multi-instrumentalist, composer/performer and educator, and is a native of Baltimore, Maryland.
His educational background includes California Institute of The Arts (M.F.A. in African American Improvisation, 2012), Berklee College of Music (B.M 2005), Eubie Blake Jazz Orchestra (2000) under the direction of Christopher Calloway Brooks, and historically acclaimed Frederick Douglass Sr. High where he is an alum alongside Thurgood Marshall, Cab Calloway, and Ethel Ennis.
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in creative, hands-on fun building structures using everyday materials.
Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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.
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.
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!
You are cordially invited to attend the free Tuesday afternoon computer classes at Southwest Library from 1 - 3 p.m.. A different computer related topic is covered each week. October classes include Email basics (Oct. 4) and Microsoft Word (Oct. 25).
Please note that classes will not be held on Oct. 11 or Oct. 18.
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.
You are cordially invited to attend the free computer classes at the Southwest Library on Tuesday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each week covers a different computer related topic. October classes include Email Basics (Oct. 4) and Microsoft Word (Oct. 25).
Please note that classes will not be held on Oct. 11 or 18.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library discussion of Lillian Hellman's drama The Little Foxes. This event is presented as part of In the Arena, a community discussion of works being produced at Arena Stage. Copies of the play are available for checkout at the Southwest Library's information desk.
You and I are mortal. We are going to die. And we already know that. Planning your funeral in advance can save your family and friends considerable time, money and distress. Here are some resources to help you and your family prepare.
Using resources available from the Library of Congress
Learn how to preserve your personal and family photographs, written documents, and other memorabilia using resources available from the Library of Congress. This class will be offered twice, Sun., Aug. 7 from 2-4 p.m., and Wed., Aug. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the July Southwest Book Discussion on Saturday, Jul. 30 at 1 p.m. Copies of this month's selection, The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt, are available for checkout at the information desk.
DC Public Library is participating in the 2016 Free Summer Meals Program.
Kids and teens eat free lunch on weekdays from July 5 – August 12. No registration is required.
Lunch will be provided Monday – Friday from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the following library locations:
Anacostia – 1800 Good Hope Road, SE