Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

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.
The LEGO Book

Weekend LEGO Club

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 3:00 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.  
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FREED: Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:30 am

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. 
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Women's History Month with the Female Re-Enactors of Distinction

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Learn about the past to commemorate Women's History Month. The Female Re-Enactors of Distinction will tell the story of women from another time. All ages.
Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids

Create Club

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for arts and crafts activities.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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C. R. Gibbs Presents Hidden Heroes: African Americans, NASA, & the Quest for the Final Frontier

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

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.  
Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

Johnny Appleseed Day

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with an apple-related craft.  For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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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.

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

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L. dog.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Comic Squad: Recess

Book Club: Comics Squad: Recess

Monday, March 13, 2017, 4:30 pm

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.  

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