Neighborhood Library

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Color Me Peace: Adult Coloring Club

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:30 pm

Start your month off right. Relax and release at your new no-stress Adult coloring sessions. Spend an evening coloring at the end of your day. Pencils and patterns will be provided and participants will be encouraged to spend some time coloring in the shared book. Meet up at the tables near the Information Desk.   
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 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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Wesley Place Cinema: Feature Film

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1:30 pm

A monthly film series for Adults.   Enjoy a mix of classics, new releases, documentaries, book-based films, mysteries and international cinema. Want enlightening entertainment?  We’ve got just the ticket! Call 202-724-4298 or stop by the Information Desk to ask about this month's selection.  

Shake Your Soul Yoga Workshop

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 1:30 pm

Get ready to shake your body and soul! Come by the Southwest Library for a special yoga workshop with Hannah Baumgardner of WithLove DC. All levels are welcome at this free class, and no registration is required. Mats and props provided by Friends of the Southwest Library.

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

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 2:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to read aloud to a P.A.L. (People.Animals.Love.) therapy 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, December 12, 2017, 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 July 11 Circling the Sun by Paula McLain August 8 Victoria by Julia Baird September 12 The Vagabond

Southwest Library Community Meeting

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join your friends and neighbors for the third meeting about the new Southwest Library project. The design team will present the latest designs, provide updates on the timeline and gather community feedback.
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Wesley Place Cinema: Afterschool Matinee

Friday, December 15, 2017, 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, December 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.
All the Way

All the Way

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to this special screening of the HBO film All the Way, based on the play by Robert Schenkkan.