Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for books, songs, rhymes, and finger plays as we continue to strengthen early literacy skills while enjoying stories together. An easy craft activity follows story time each week. Designed for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.   

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, September 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.

Create Club

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for fun arts & crafts activities.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Jane Austen quote and a teacup.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

Wednesday, September 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.
Capturing video with smartphone

Preserving Your Family Digitally: Photo Archiving and Video Basics

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 pm

*Special course for Seniors 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. It  will also cover the basics of capturing quality audio and video interviews of your family members.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
mancala board

Mancala Tournament

Friday, September 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to compete in a Mancala Tournament.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Trees by Maria Angeles Julivert

Tree Painting

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to create their own tree masterpiece.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Join us for fun songs, finger plays, baby bounces, and rhymes as we work together to develop early literacy skills. Designed for children ages birth to 2 years and their caregivers.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Art Lab for Kids

Arty Afternoons

Monday, September 25, 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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