garden spirit

Book Hill Talks: Topics in French Garden Design with Vanessa Badre

Join art historian Vanessa Badre, as she leads a discussion on the history of French garden design, beginning at 7 p.m. 

Pop-up Yoga at the Library

Sundays in October, join us for Sunday Pop-Up Yoga at the library taught by instructors from WithLoveDC. WithLoveDC is a movement to spread love, joy, and acceptance throughout the District. The Practice With Love classes aim to create an accessible space for all people to tune into their breath while enjoying the amazing spaces around our beautiful city. WithLoveDC is thrilled to bring their free yoga gatherings to the Southeast Library; come flow with us!    
National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month - Get Unblocked

Meet your National Novel Writing Month goals with help from some writing games! Published author Hannah Sternberg leads a series of interactive, self-contained writing exercises designed to defeat writer's block and inspire you to keep writing. Come for as many sessions as you like; there's no homework, and each week has a different theme. 
Dr. Diane Kern

Doing Work You Love!

Are you unhappy in your current work and seek to do something you love?  Are you feeling stuck because you are not clear about what work you wish to do?  Are you new to the work world and in the process often determining what work you want to do?

You Can Afford College!

Do you think it’s impossible to afford college? Do you think it’s too late in life to go back to school? Do you need help with tuition costs? Then this workshop is for YOU!   Join our partners from the Reach4 Success-College Information Center as they provide tips, resources, and other information to help YOU afford college.
Cook Korean

Feeder's Advisory : A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes?  This month’s selection is Robin Ha’s Cook Korean! : A Comic Book with Recipes.
Board Games

Tabletop Games Meet-Up

Join us every Sunday from 1 - 5 p.m. for our brand new patron-led tabletop games meet-up! All ages are welcome, but most games are intended for ages 8 and up. Various tabletop games will be available for immediate play, and more games will be added with attendance! If you have questions about this exciting program, please contact Ms. Quarles at 202-698-6373.

Mt. Pleasant "Riots" Edit-a-thon

The Know Your Neighborhood program series returns to Mt. Pleasant! As a part of Hispanic Heritage Month and in observance of the 25th anniversary of the "riots" in Mt. Pleasant, we will spend the evening updating the Wikipedia page related to the riot.  
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Junot Diaz and the Art of Writing in Spanglish

Come join this interactive discussion, led by author Aaron Hamburger, who teaches writing at the George Washington University, to explore how Diaz’s inventive use of Spanglish creates a uniquely layered reading experience, resulting in different stories for different readers.
DC Public LibraryGWU LibrariesNARA StonewallRainbow History Project

Preserving the Records of DC’s LGBT Communities

Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., the Rainbow History Project, D.C. Public Library, GW Libraries, and Stonewall@NARA for an afternoon discussion of the personal papers, institutional records, protest posters, and other historic collections available at local repositories relating to the LGBT communities of Washington, D.C.