Southwest
Neighborhood Library

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Family Story Time

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10:30 am

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. If you require elevator assistance to reach the second floor, please call ahead. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
The Lost City of Z by David Grann

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:30 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Library book discussion on Sat., Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m. The October selection, The Lost City of Z by David Grann, follows the quest of English adventurer Percy Fawcett to find a fabled city deep in the Amazon rain forest.  Copies of the book are available at the information desk. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Monday, October 29, 2018, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children from birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. If you require elevator assistance to reach the second floor, please call ahead. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Arty Afternoons

Monday, October 29, 2018, 4:30 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun arts and crafts.  For children ages 3-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691 
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Preschool Story TIme

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. If you require elevator assistance to reach the second floor, please call ahead. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
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Wii Club

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 4:30 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us to play Wii games.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691
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Strong Start Community Playgroup for 24-36 months (Registration Required)

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 10:00 am

Advance registration is required for this program. See below for registration information.
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Strong Start Community Playgroup for 12-24 months (Registration Required)

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 11:00 am

Advance registration is required for this program. See below for registration information.
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Literary Book Group

Tuesday, November 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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Fiction Lover's Book Club

Wednesday, November 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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