Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Stack of Books

Holiday Book Sale

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:00 am

The Friends of the Southwest Library will be holding a Holiday Book Sale from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All proceeds go to equipment and programming needs for the Southwest Library. Most books are $1 or less. Shop for fun and inexpensive stocking stuffers (e.g. $.25 pocket paperbacks) and help the Southwest neighborhood too!
yoga

Shake Your Soul Yoga Workshop

Get ready to shake your body and soul! Come by the Southwest Library for a special yoga workshop with Hannah Baumgardner of WithLove DC. All levels are welcome at this free class, and no registration is required. Mats and props provided by Friends of the Southwest Library.
How Rocket Learned to Read

P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us in the Children's Room to read aloud to P.A.L. (People Animals Love) dogs. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Martha Stewart's Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts & crafts activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Little Santa

Santa's Secret Bookshop

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 3:00 pm

From 3 - 4:30 p.m., children can choose 2 books or DVDs from our special cart and wrap these gifts for loved ones. Sponsored by Friends of the Southwest Library. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The LEGO Book

LEGO Club

Wednesday, December 28, 2016, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Why We Can't Wait by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Why We Can't Wait by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Community Discussion

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend this community discussion of Why We Can't Wait by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Copies are available for checkout at the information desk.  
The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello (part 1) by Annette Gordon Reed

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion on Sat., Feb. 25 at 1 p.m.  Copies of the February title, The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed, are available for checkout at the information desk.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, March 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

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