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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
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Wii Club

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to play Wii games.  Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Editing Your Work: A NaNoWriMo Follow-up

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:30 pm

Did you participate in National Novel Writing Month in November? Are you considering your next move? The creator of NaNoWriMo, Chris Baty, suggests a 6-week plan for taking a breather and getting your manuscript in shape.

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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Game Day: Apples to Apples

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 3:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to play Apples to Apples. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Create Club: Holiday House Edition

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 4:30 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us to make holiday houses out of graham crackers, icing, and candy. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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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.

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