Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day

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, February 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.
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Dancing Mindfulness

Dancing Mindfulness uses meditation, movement and music to bring individuals into a space of self awareness.
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