Southwest
Neighborhood Library

All the Way

All the Way

7 p.m., Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

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

The Halloween Tree

Halloween Tales!

Not-so-spooky chapter books for kids

Halloween is my favorite time of year. I spend the month of October reading spooky stories to get ready for the season. But spooky books aren't just for adults. There have been some excellent ones written for children. Here are some that are just the right level of scary for your young reader.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Southwest Book Discussion

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 28.  Copies of this month's title, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, are available at the information desk.

The Price by Arthur Miller

The Price by Arthur Miller

You are cordially invited to attend "In the Arena," an occasional series presented by the Southwest Library in cooperation with Arena Stage.  

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

7 p.m., Wed., Nov. 8

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of 

The Prtice of Admission by Daniel Golden

The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the September Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 30.  Copies of this month's title, The Price of Admission by Daniel Golden are available at the information desk.

The Buntline Special: a weird west tale by Mike Resnick

The Weird Wild West

I wouldn't call myself a fan of westerns. I don't dislike them, I'm just not crazy about them. What I am a fan of is weird. Add some ghosts or aliens to anything and I'm on board.  Here are a few weird westerns that I can't get enough of. Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., August 26

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., August 26.  Copies of this month's selection, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates are available at the information desk.

Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert

Southwest Book Discussion, Sat., July 29 at 1 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the next Southwest Library book discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., July 29.  Copies of this month's title, Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert are available at the information desk.

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Ready to Learn

Tuesday, July 11 at 7 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Ready to Learn Building Reading Skills workshop. What skills must a young child have to learn to read? This workshop uses Super Why to introduce participants to skills such as letter recognition and word families - the balanced literacy approach shown to help young children learn to read.

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