Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Business

Monday, March 5, 2018, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate Registration
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6:30 pm

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 non-fiction 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 first Wednesday of every month.
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P.A.L. (People Animals Love) Dog Visit

Sunday, March 11, 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. 
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Literary Book Group

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 1:30 pm

Join us each month as we meet to discuss a lively variety of thought-provoking literature, including fiction and nonfiction, essays and articles, poetry and drama.    Upcoming Discussion Calendar Jan. 9 All My Sons by Arthur Miller Feb. 13 Mudbone by HIllary Jordan March 13 Alias Grace
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Wesley Place Cinema: Afterschool Matinee

Friday, March 16, 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!  
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Fiction Lover's Book Club

Wednesday, March 21, 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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Mosaic on the Move - "The Return"

Monday, April 23, 2018, 7:00 pm

The library is excited to host Mosaic Theater for free versions of their most recent performances. A gripping mystery set in a run-down automobile repair shop in old Herzliya, The Return elegantly dramatizes the smoldering tension between a Palestinian mechanic and an attractive, conflicted Israeli Jewish woman from his past.

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