Neighborhood Library

Book Sale Canceled

Monthly October Book Sale, scheduled for Saturday October 9th,has been cancelled.

American Sign Language at Baby/Toddler Story Time

Starting this Wednesday (October 6th) and continuing through December, an American Sign Language interpreter will join us at the 11pm Baby/Toddler Story Time at Southeast Library! The Story Time is for children 0-36 months, and we hope you'll join us!  

Adult Fiction Book Club

Adult Fiction Book Club discussion is generally held the last Thursday of each month at 7pm.  The schedule for the remainder of the year follows:October 28th Museum Of Innocence - PamukNovember 18th Homer and Langley - DoctorowDecember - No Meeting

Virgil's Picks

The city has been abuzz with ideological, fever both local and national.  From the recent rallies of August 28 to the planned events of October 2 and 30, various groups are demanding that their ideas and viewpoints, be heard.  To make sure that you are in the know, we've compiled a short suggested reading list:The Founding Fathers Reconsidered by R.B. Bernstein

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us at the Southeast Library for a special storytime in Spanish in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month titled "Escucha y Disfruta con Mama Gansa" (Mother Goose on the Loose). The program will include popular play rhymes and action songs.  The program will be Fridays, October 1, 8 and 15 at 10 a.m.  Acompañenos a Cuentos para Niños en la biblioteca de Southeast en celebracion del Mes de la Herencia Hispana titulada Escucha y Disfruta con Mama Gansa. El programa incluira rimas y canciones populares. 


Join us this Saturday, October 2nd for DC Public Library's Read In.  Activities include: Book Bingo 10am - 12pm Read Alouds 12am - 2pmEdible Story Craft 2pm - 4pm

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