Southwest
Neighborhood Library

Wii controllers

Wii Club

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:30 pm

You are welcome to sip and share at our writer's café.  A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to playwrights and poets, bloggers and freelancers, children’s authors and graphic novelists, fiction and nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources, and support offered by the library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Wednesday of every month.
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Kite Making

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 3:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to make your own kites. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Biscuit Loves the Library

P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Sunday, May 13, 2018, 2:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L. dog. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
The LEGO Book

LEGO Club

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to design, create and build structures using LEGO bricks.  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, May 16, 2018, 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.
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Wesley Place Cinema: Afterschool Matinee

Friday, May 18, 2018, 3:30 pm

A monthly film series for Kids 12 & up.    Enjoy a retro matinee experience complete with a kid-friendly film and movie snacks. Call 202-724-4298 or 202-724-4691 or stop by the Children's Desk or the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection. We start right on time, so don’t be late!  
Finding Spring

Seasonal Crafts

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 3:00 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to create spring crafts.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Beyonce biography

Karaoke Club

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us to sing karaoke.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Nightwriters

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6:30 pm

You are welcome to read, research and write at our quiet space for writers.  In search of “a clean, well-lighted place” to think and write? Looking for a room for quiet research and silent reading? Whether you write longhand or digitally, you are welcome to use this time and shared space to create or organize your notes.  Covered drinks and light snacks are encouraged; phone calls and use of devices without headphones is not. 

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