Neighborhood Library

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

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.