Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Southwest Library is closed for the remainder of Friday, July 7 due to HVAC issues.
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Monday, July 24, 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.  
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Color Club

Monday, July 24, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to relax and color. Coloring pages and special markers, gel pens, and colored pencils will be provided. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Zumba

Monday, July 24, 2017, 7:30 pm

Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!
The LEGO Book

LEGO Club

Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create, and build structures with LEGO bricks.  For children ages 4-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, July 26, 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.
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Preserving Your Family History Digitally: Video Basics

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

The power to preserve your family history digitally can be done using just your smartphone or digital camera. This workshop will cover the basics of capturing quality audio and video interviews of your family members.
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Jane Austen Film Festival

Friday, July 28, 2017, 1:30 pm

Come see Jane on film at Southwest Library on Fridays in July! Join us as we celebrate the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s life with our picks representing her favorite works on film. Earn points towards your Adult Summer Reading prizes while you watch.   Jane Austen Film Series Lineup July 7 Pride & Prejudice July 14
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Friday Wii Club

Friday, July 28, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room to play Wii. For children ages 6-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the July Southwest book discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., July 29.  Copies of this month's title, Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert, are available at the information desk.
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Games For All!

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 1:30 pm

Game On, Gamers. Join us for an afternoon of fun at our social gaming session for teens. Play our Wii Station or go retro on our board games. Bring your BFFs or make new ones.  Earn points towards Teen Summer Reading prizes. All teens are welcome here!

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