Neighborhood Library

Holiday Break

Just a reminder that we will be taking a break from all programming from Dec. 23, 2013 through Jan. 5, 2014.We'll start story times again on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season, and see you in the new year!

Meditation: A New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping

In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.David Newcomb will offer a simple, effective meditation technique that can help you find inner peace. Begin your new year with a 3-part meditation series. Newcomb, author and meditation practitioner has been meditating for over 36 years. He has been offering workshops and lectures on mediation, personal transformation and spirituality. 

Southeast Library Winter Reading Challenge

Kicks off now, ends Jan. 10, 2014.

Read this winter to score a free book AND be entered in a drawing for a gift card to Labyrinth Games and Puzzles!How to participate: 

Write Your Own YA Book Review!

Why should librarians get to have all the fun of recommending books? You’ve got opinions too, right? Let's hear 'em! Here at Southeast library, you can write your own short YA book review on one of our reusable review bubbles. Stick it directly into the book, and voilà!  Everyone can see your recommendation on the shelf. 

When Databases Collide

My great-grandfather's 1904 career accelerator

Here at Southeast Branch Library, we are having fun planning database demonstrations that show off some of the fabulous databases on our website.

NaNoWriMo...Harder Than I Thought

Library Associate Christine recounts her writing journey of 30 days

I first heard of NaNoWriMo after I started working here at the library.  I saw the flyers and I was intrigued.  What’s that you say?  Write your own novel in the month of November and get lots of free DC Public Library swag and your book printed?  Sign me up.

Our "A Book That Shaped Me" Finalist

Southeast Library user Gracie D. talks with us about reading, writing and allergies

Meet Gracie D, writer, reader, library lover and a state finalist in the Library of Congress’ “ A Book That Shaped Me” essay contest. Gracie wrote about the book Wonder by R.J.

Drawing the Economy: Micro and Macro

Two New Graphic Novels

I love checking out the new graphic novels, and I am in awe of the range of topics that graphic artists are tackling.

Celebrate International Games Day!

Celebrate the joy of playing games during International Games Day at the Southeast Neighborhood Library!  Learn how to play a variety of board games, video games, and trading card games with family and friends.