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Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. This 30 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  Currently, no tickets are required. However, that may change subject to demand.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, August 23, 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.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., August 26.  Copies of this month's title Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates are available at the information desk.
baby story time owl

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:30 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.   Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Children of all ages are invited to join us for coloring. Special coloring supplies will be provided. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 


Monday, August 28, 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!
Wii controllers

Wii Club

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Colored pencils point to "ohm".

Color Me Peace: Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:30 pm

Start your month off right. Relax and release at your new no-stress Adult coloring sessions. Spend an evening coloring at the end of your day. Pencils and patterns will be provided and participants will be encouraged to spend some time coloring in the shared book. Meet up at the tables near the Information Desk.   

Shake Your Soul Yoga Workshop

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:30 pm

Get ready to shake your body and soul! Come by the Southwest Library for a special yoga workshop with Hannah Baumgardner of WithLove DC. All levels are welcome at this free class, and no registration is required. Mats and props provided by Friends of the Southwest Library.