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.
Come see the latest designs for the modernization of the central library. Learn about the project timeline and plans for enhanced city-wide library services during construction.
Learn more about the project at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture.
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.
Spring into reading! Please join the Friends of the Southwest Library for the annual Spring Book Sale. Located in the library's program room on the second floor, you'll find tons of books, DVDs, and more for all ages. All items are priced at just $1 or less, and all sale proceeds will support events and supplies for the Southwest Neighborhood Library. The sale will run for two days, so do not miss this great event!Saturday, April 16: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, April 17: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday computer classes at Southwest Library from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Each session is devoted to a different computer related topic. The March schedule includes:
Internet Basics (March 1)
DC Public Library website (March 15)
Email basics (March 22)
Microsoft Word (March 29)
Please note that class will not be held March 8,
Southwest Library Book Discussion, 1 p.m., March 26
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library book discussion on Sat., March 26 at 1:00 p.m. Copies of this month's title, The Book Thiefby Markus Zusak, are available for checkout at the information desk.
When you think about books, you generally imagine words on a page. Pictures may or may not be included. But this isn't always the case. Stories without words are more common for children, but there are some really excellent ones for adults as well.
Here are some good stories without words for both young and old.Adults
You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion, 1:30 p.m.. Sat., Feb. 27. Copies of this month's title, The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois, are available at the information desk.
In honor of Black History Month, acclaimed author and historian C. R. Gibbs will present his lecture "The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia" highlighting the hiding spaces and trapdoors, the conductors and stations of the "Liberty Line" which ran through Washington, DC. You are cordially invited to attend this fascinating presentation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016
In honor of Dr. King's birthday, the DC Library's Birmingham Jail Players will read works by leaders, writers and activists who were inspired by Dr. King. Please join us at the Southwest Library on Tuesday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at the Southwest Library. Classes start at 10 a.m. and end at noon. The December sessions include Microsoft Excel (December 1), Microsoft PowerPoint (December 8), Introduction to Personal Computers (December 15) and Internet Basics (December 29). Please note that class will not be held on December 22.