Interim Library

Job Seekers Assistance Appointments

Wednesdays starting in May

Looking for a new job?  Just want to keep your resume up to date? Want pointers on cover letters?  Want help applying for jobs online?

'The Prince': Niccolo Machiavelli

Kitchen Table Book Discussion, Sat., May 25 at 1 p.m.

Does the end always justify the means?Please join us for the next Kitchen Table Book Discussion at the Southwest Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 to voice your opinion!Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Southwest Library. 

Parking Lot Will Temporarily Close For Resurfacing

New Dates: May 10-17, 2013

Please pardon our dust. The Southwest Library parking lot will be temporarily closed May 10-17 for resurfacing. The original start date of May 6 was delayed by inclement weather. The project will include milling, asphalt overlay and concrete curbing. The new parking lot will be striped to accommodate 17 vehicles, including two handicap designated spaces. We apologize for any inconvenience.

'Moneyball' by Michael Lewis

Kitchen Table Book Discussion

You are cordially invited to attend the April 27 discussion of Michael Lewis's bestseller, 

Play By Play

'Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly' by Jennifer Fleischner

Join members of the artistic team of Arena Stage's production of Tazewell Thompson's Mary T. and Lizzie K. at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15 at the Southwest Library for a discussion of historian Jennifer Fleischner's biography Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly

Business Planning Seminar

On Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon, get an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and participate in a discussion.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Teen Read Week

2012 Theme: "It Came From the Library"

Join the Southwest Neighborhood Library in celebrating Teen Read Week, Oct. 14-20.In honor of Teen Read Week, the Southwest Library will be hosting their first Teen Read Week raffle! Read just one book, fill out the book questionnaire, and receive your raffle ticket to be entered to win prizes!! Read more than one book, fill out more questionnaires and receive more raffle tickets!!

Virtual Read Out: Banned Books Week

Come join us at the Southwest Neighborhood Library on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 4:30 p.m. for our Banned Book Week Virtual Read-Out.Read aloud from your favorite banned or challenged book. Readers will be filmed (anonymously) and the video will be featured on the Library’s YouTube page as well as the Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out YouTube channel.

Presenting ... Kathleen Turner Film Fest

In celebration of Kathleen Turner's return to Arena Stage, the Southwest Library is sponsoring a Kathleen Turner film festival on Monday evenings, starting at 6:30 p.m., throughout September and October. Enjoy a feature movie starring this versatile and talented actress each week from Sept. 10 to Oct. 22. Sept. 10: The Accidental Tourist