Friends of the SW Library Fall Book Sale!

The Friends of the Southwest DC Public Library will be holding its Fall Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday, Oct. 19 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the Southwest DC Public Library, 900 Wesley SW (at K & 3rd St SW). Books will be discounted and most will be $1. All proceeds for the sale will go directly […]

The SW Library: A Community Center for Southwest’s Future

With the community nearly united at both meetings organized by the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development (DMPED) in favor of a stand-alone library at the current site, we’ve been discussing approaches for the future. Always on the prowl for how to improve Southwest, the SW BID’s Steve Moore keyed us into a successful model in […]

SW Resident to be Featured at Virginia Book Festival

caption: Keya Chatterjee with her husband and their son Southwest resident Keya Chatterjee, and author of the book The Zero Footprint Baby, will be featured at the 20th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival, which takes place March 19-23, 2014, is held in Charlottesville, VA. Ms. Chatterjee’s stories and experiences come largely from […]

St. Dominic Church Gives New Books to Amidon Students

St. Dominic Catholic Church has donated 102 new books to young readers at Amidon Elementary School. The books cover a wide range of topics, including rain forests, sports, and geology. The purpose of the program is to help families build home libraries and encourage children to read over the summer break. Last year, the church […]

Local Author Plans Book Signing

DC resident Eric Hughes is a regular at the Channel Inn’s Pier 7 Restaurant, dining there most Friday nights and Saturday mornings.  But on Sunday, December 2, Mr. Hughes will be in the Channel Inn’s Engine Room from 2 – 5 p.m. for a different reason: to hold a signing of his novel Our Time – […]