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.
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:
Southwest Library Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., April 30
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., April 30. Copies of this month's title, So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson 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.