You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion on Sat., December 19 at 1:30 p.m. Copies of the December selection, Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, are available for checkout at the Southwest Library information desk.
Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
In honor of Black History Month, you are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 27, 2016. Copies of this month's title,The Souls of Black Folkby W. E. B. DuBois, are available for checkout at the information desk
Join activist Thelma Jones and a distinguished panel of guest speakers for this informative presentation about breast cancer, a disease that affects one out of eight women. Light refreshments provided. This program is presented as part of DC Reads 2015.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 1 p.m.
Copies of the August selection, One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson, are available for checkout at the information desk.
Jazz historian and WPFW radio host Rusty Hassan will moderate
Please join us for this panel discussion featuring Rev. Brian Hamilton, Dick Smith and Najeeullah Rashid as they reminisce about the thriving jazz culture in the Southwest community.
Jazz historian and WPFW radio host Rusty Hassan will moderate.
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library book discussion on Saturday, July 25 at 1:15 p.m.
Copies of this month's title, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, are available for checkout at the information desk.
You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library.
Each class covers a different computer related subject. August classes are:
Microsoft Powerpoint (Aug. 4)
Introduction to Personal Computers (Aug. 18)
World Wide Web Basics (Aug. 25)
Please note that class will not be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
On Saturday, May 30, Southwest Library held a Summer Reading Kickoff carnival!
The event began with a story from local firefighters, who read CHIEF RHINO TO THE RESCUE! Kids had the opportunity to visit the firetruck up close, learning about fire safety, touching the truck, and spraying the hose.
You are cordially invited to attend a screening of the film Southwest Remembered: A Story of Urban Renewal.
This documentary incorporates interviews, historical photographs, film footage, and an original score to chronicle the radical transformation of the Southwest neighborhood through urban renewal.