Neighborhood Library

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Digital Drop-in

**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Questions? Please call 202-724-4691.  
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Science Experiments

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for some fun science experiments. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Garden Club

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children 6-12 are invited to join us for hands-on fun in the library's outdoor garden.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
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2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
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Pajama Story Time

Thursday, June 1, 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.
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Baby and Toddler Storytime

Monday, June 5, 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? Please call 202-724-4691.
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Color Club

Monday, June 5, 2017, 7:00 pm

Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll have special coloring sheets and supplies available. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.


Monday, June 5, 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!
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Digital Estate Planning

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 2:00 pm

Have you ever thought about your digital afterlife?Learn what happens to your digital photos, files, and accounts after death, and how you can create and protect the priceless memories on your computer, phone, social media accounts, and email. The class will be held in the large meeting room from 2 - 3:30 p.m.