Upcoming Events
Tue, Aug 09, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 09, All day
What's your favorite DC Museum? What museum would you stay overnight in like Claudia and Jamie? Let's explore museums!

Tue, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get ready for the Know Your Power contest with a viewing of "How to Use Creative Writing to Bear Witness" by Sakinah Hofler. Accompanied by a discussion, and related activity.

Tue, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get ready for the Know Your Power contest with a viewing of "How to Use Creative Writing to Bear Witness" by Sakinah Hofler, discussion, and related activity.

Tue, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Aug 10, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Wed, Aug 10, All day
What's your favorite DC Museum? What museum would you stay overnight in like Claudia and Jamie? Let's explore museums!

Wed, Aug 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Have you received your Child Tax Credit? Your Earned Income Tax Credit? Every Stimulus payment? If not, or if you have questions, stop by the Southwest Library and talk to Mother's Outreach Network

Wed, Aug 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Teens, show off your video game skills with Wii in the Southwest Neighborhood Library STEAM Lab. All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Aug 11, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn how to harness intentionality in social media to grow your follower base and make the most of your app of choice from a TikTok pro! Then, workshop ideas with peers.

Thu, Aug 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Fri, Aug 12, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Babies, toddlers, & preschoolers are invited to play and explore their senses on our first-floor patio.

Sat, Aug 13, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Sun, Aug 14, All day
Visit the Southwest Library all day to play some board games!

Sun, Aug 14, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 15, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Tue, Aug 16, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Podcasts are for everyone--including kids! Join us for some kids-specific podcast listening!

Tue, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all Gentleminions! Get dressed up (or not) for a screening of the movie that started it all, Despicable Me (PG, 2010) in the STEAM Lab with friends. Ages 13-19.

Tue, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Aug 17, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 17, 10:30am - 10:55am
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Wed, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Children and their caregivers are invited to this special construction themed story time featuring a very special guest!

Wed, Aug 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Have you received your Child Tax Credit? Your Earned Income Tax Credit? Every Stimulus payment? If not, or if you have questions, stop by the Southwest Library and talk to Mother's Outreach Network

Wed, Aug 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Teens, show off your video game skills with Wii in the Southwest Neighborhood Library STEAM Lab. All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Aug 18, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Beginners welcome, materials provided! Crochet with a group to practice while working together to build a blanket to be donated or work on another project.

Thu, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
An interactive music experience!

Thu, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Southwest Neighborhood Library for a special all-ages back to school event!

Thu, Aug 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Fri, Aug 19, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Babies, toddlers, & preschoolers are invited to play and explore their senses on our first-floor patio.

Sat, Aug 20, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Let's get lost in a book together!

Sun, Aug 21, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 22, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Mon, Aug 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
What would your dream library look like? What sort of cool rooms and features would it have? Come design with us!

Tue, Aug 23, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Get ready for spooky season with a screening of I, Frankenstein (2014, PG-13) in the STEAM Lab with friends. Ages 13-19.

Tue, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Aug 24, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 24, 10:30am - 10:55am
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Wed, Aug 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Have you received your Child Tax Credit? Your Earned Income Tax Credit? Every Stimulus payment? If not, or if you have questions, stop by the Southwest Library and talk to Mother's Outreach Network

Wed, Aug 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Teens, show off your video game skills with Wii in the Southwest Neighborhood Library STEAM Lab. All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Aug 25, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Thu, Aug 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Teens, jazz up your backpack for the new school year with a personalized shrinky dink key chain!

Thu, Aug 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Fri, Aug 26, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Babies, toddlers, & preschoolers are invited to play and explore their senses on our first-floor patio.

Sat, Aug 27, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Sun, Aug 28, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 29, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, Aug 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Tue, Aug 30, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Tue, Aug 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Aug 31, All day
Grab a kit to take home and design and create a 3D paper food truck to celebrate street food everywhere. Materials provided while supplies last.

Wed, Aug 31, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Wed, Aug 31, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Have you received your Child Tax Credit? Your Earned Income Tax Credit? Every Stimulus payment? If not, or if you have questions, stop by the Southwest Library and talk to Mother's Outreach Network

Wed, Aug 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens, show off your video game skills with Wii in the Southwest Neighborhood Library STEAM Lab. All skill levels welcome.

Thu, Sep 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Sat, Sep 03, All day
Children ages 3-12 are invited to join us for a fun seasonal craft.

Tue, Sep 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Sep 07, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Thu, Sep 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Mon, Sep 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Tue, Sep 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Sep 14, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Thu, Sep 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Sat, Sep 17, All day
Children ages 3-12 are invited to join us for a fun seasonal craft.

Mon, Sep 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Tue, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Sep 21, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Thu, Sep 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Mon, Sep 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Tue, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore science, technology, arts and crafts, math, music, and more.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Thu, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Let's color together!

Mon, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 10:55am
Large Meeting Room (20-75 Person Capacity)
Come sing and dance with us! Space is limited; admission is first-come, first-served.