Neighborhood Library

New Mysteries, Vintage Covers

Shelving the new books a couple of weeks ago, I stumbled on Stephen King's new book, Joyland, which has a distinctive cover (to say the least).

Tween Book Club Selection for July

Join us as we remember the Battle of Gettysburg

July marks the 150th anniversary of the historic battle at Gettysburg and in honor of this remembrance, the Tween Book Club will be examining C. M. Butzer’s Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel.  

Zinio: New Digital Magazine Downloads

Can't find your favorite magazine title on the shelf? Get it at home online.

Here at the Southeast Library, we get lots of requests for magazines that we don't have on the shelf, especially Consumer Reports. Though we have may have it at our other locations, that's not always a convenient way to get it, but now we have an exciting new option for accessing many popular magazine titles.

Pardon Our Dust!

Library programs suspended from July 8-23

Due to construction on the lower level of the library, all programs that normally take place in the meeting room will be suspended from July 8-23.

Summer Reading Event: Story Tapestries

Come experience the magic of storytelling at Story Tapestries! Storyteller Arianna Ross captivates children and adults as she weaves together the power of storytelling, dance, music, visual arts and the theatre.


Alternate history from Ken Kalfus

In an arid and uncivilized region of the Egyptian desert, a pair of scientists are attempting to construct a machine that will allow for the human race to make contact with another life-form on Mars. The machine is intended to be constructed in the same vein as an equilateral triangle, with all sides and faces being equal to the others. But as you would expect, it turns out to not be a simple task.

Saturday Story Time is Back!

Have you been missing out on our weekly story times? Looking for something fun to do on the weekends? Southeast Neighborhood Library is happy to announce Saturday Family Story Time.  Join us upstairs in the children's area at 11am for stories, songs, and movement. This story time is all ages, so bring the whole fam!Saturdays, 11 a.m.All ages.

Capitol Hill Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt - Round 2!

The first round of the scavenger hunt is over. Thanks to all who participated and thanks to the five Capitol Hill neighbors who were the locations. Now it's time for Round 2 of hunting across Capitol Hill to dig up the favorite books of the neighborhood!

Southeast Branch Read-in DC Map-a-thon!

Drop by the Southeast Branch library during our Summer Reading kick-off/Read-in  on June 15 and help to map a passage from a book about DC

Meet Author Mike Canning

Author of 'Hollywood on the Potomac'

Whether you are a film aficionado or just curious about films that have been set in D.C., you should definitely check out the recently released book by Mike Canning.