Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin?
Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
Celebrate Women's History Month with FREED, a group of female re-enactors portraying freed women and men of the Civil War era who contributed to our history.
Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Please join us at the Southwest Library for "Hidden Heroes: African Americans, NASA, & the Quest for the Final Frontier."
In honor of Women's History Month, noted local, award-winning historian international lecturer, author, & historian of the African Diaspora C.R. Gibbs will present a special lecture. Dr. Gibbs has written numerous books, most notably Black Explorers, Black Inventors: from Africa to America and Friends of Frederick Douglass, a children’s book.
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.
Read Comics Squad: Recess, a collection of comics about everyone's favorite subject: recess! Then join us in the Children's Room to discuss the book.
For children ages 8-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library computer classes on Tuesdays from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Junes classes include Microsoft Word (June 7), Microsoft Excel (June 14) and Microsoft PowerPoint (June 21). Please note class will not be held on June 28.