Neighborhood Library

September Book Clubs

NonfictionJoin us Tuesday, September 21, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Civilization and its Discontents by Sigmund Freud. FictionThursday, September 30, at 7 p.m..  Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver.Copies of both books are available behind the information desk.

Teen Titles for the Mature Reader

Not all books marketed toward Teens are full of angst and coming-of-age morality tales.  Did you know that the Twilight Saga and books are in Teen section?  In addition, several well known "adult" authors also pen books for the teen crowd.  If you enjoyed those titles, here are some other titles you should check out: Wicked Lovely (series) - Melissa Marr

Harold's Picks

Beach Drive Sounds

Check out these music CDs for your drive to the beach:Seeing Sounds - N.E.R.D.Dusk and Summer - Dashboard Confessional

Book Review

"The Old Curiosity Shop" by Charles Dickens

Book ReviewThe Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens

Manager's Pick

Beach Day Reads

New author Sophie Littlefield's mysteries have fun, fast flowing style with clever plot twists.  Titles include, A Bad Day for Sorry and the recent A Bad Day for Pretty.

Author Talk - Eugenia Kim

"The Calligrapher's Daughter"

Capitol Hill neighborhood resident Eugenia Kim will be reading from her novel The Calligrapher’s Daughter at the Southeast Neighborhood library on Thursday, June 10, at 2 p.m.

Puzzle and Game Swap

Planning for rainy summer days?  Has your family grown bored of the same puzzles and games, or have the kids outgrown the baby games?  Come swap in your old puzzles and board games for new ones.  Bring your old, but complete, puzzles and games to the Southeast Neighborhood Library starting today until 3 p.m. June 8, and receive a ticket. Return June 8 between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to select from a variety of new ones. 

Scavenger Hunt

National Library Week, April 11-17

Now, through April 24, collect the following, and receive a Washington Nationals baseball cap: 1.  A book about an elephant. 2.  A magazine written back to front. 3.  The number of windows the Southeast Library has. 4.  The name of the neighborhood where the Southeast Library is located. 5.  The name of the children's librarian.

Dia de los Niños

Childen's Day

In celebration of Dia de los Niños children will learn how to make paper bag piñatas and enjoy the treats inside.Please join us at Southeast Neighborhood Library on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 4pm.