Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Monday, December 18, 2017, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts. For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 12:00 pm

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc@dcpl #brownbagdc is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas

Create Club: Holiday House Edition

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to make holiday houses out of graham crackers, icing, and candy. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Jane Austen quote and a teacup.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us every month as we discuss engaging fiction and, occasionally, compelling nonfiction. We meet at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of Southwest Library. Those who cannot attend are welcome to post thoughts online in our Goodreads space all month long.
Penguins by David Salomon

Paper Penguins

Saturday, December 23, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to design and assemble paper penguins. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Taylor Swift by Lexi Ryals

Karaoke Club

Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in karaoke singing. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The Story of Snow

Winter Crafts

Friday, December 29, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to make winter crafts.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
The Hamlet Fire by Bryant Simon

The Hamlet Fire by Bryant Simon

Saturday, December 30, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 1 p.m.  Copies of this month's title, The Hamlet Fire by Bryant Simon, are available at the information desk.
Aspiring Writers Circle logo.

Aspiring Writers Circle

Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 6:30 pm

A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to playwrights and poets, bloggers and freelancers, children’s authors and graphic novelists, fiction and non-fiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources, and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the first Wednesday of every month.
The Trumpet of Conscience by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..

The Trumpet of Conscience: A Community Discussion

Monday, January 8, 2018, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend a community discussion of The Trumpet of Conscience by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Copies are available at the information desk.

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