Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Southwest Library is closed for the remainder of Friday, July 7 due to HVAC issues.
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​123 Andrés

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
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Preserving Your Family History: Personal Archiving 101

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Are you the family archivist? Have you acquired the family photos and mementos? This workshop will focus on the do's and don'ts in caring for your family papers and photos.
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Jane Austen Film Festival

Friday, July 21, 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 21, 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.
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Fringe Music in the Library :: Des Demonas

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 2:30 pm

Fringe Music in the Library presents local rockabilly punk legends, Des Demonas, for a free, outdoor concert.Jacky Cougar, vocals/percussion Swan Hicks, drumsMark Cisneros, guitarJoe H., bass Paul V., farfisa organ  
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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