CBCC’s SW Playground Project Anchors Neighborhood Library

photo caption: The park before the playground was installed. photo caption: The new playground. By now, many neighborhood residents have had an opportunity to visit and enjoy the new playground at the 3rd and I Street Park adjacent to the Southwest Library. This beautiful new toddler playground—complete with swings for […]

Robotics at Jefferson Academy Middle School

  Photo caption: Oliver Guarjardo, sixth grade.   Photo caption: Makiyah Hicks, sixth grade.   Photo caption: Kasmira Fudge, eighth grade.   Photo caption: Jade Ferguson, seventh grade.   Photo caption: Isaiah Lattimore, eighth grade. Photos courtesy of Hope Witherspoon of Jefferson Academy. Robotics is an after-school activity at Jefferson Academy […]

First Grader Social Held at SW Duck Pond

First grade students and their families from Amidon-Bowen Elementary were invited to attend a social event at the Southwest ​D​uck ​P​ond on ​May 16. Students and their families from Ms. Kirschenbaum and Ms. Roberts’ classes had a pleasant time with crafts, playing on the playground, and socializing. Their teachers believe that teaching involves more than just […]

St. Augustine’s Celebrates Feast Day of Thurgood Marshall

Photo courtesy of Elaine Graves. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church congregants Lisa Romero, Thelma Jones, Candice Bryant, Virginia Mathis, Rev. Martha Clark, and Mrs. Cecilia Marshall, widow of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, visited Marshall’s grave in Arlington National Cemetery on Sunday, May 17, which the Episcopal Church designated as the […]

June Community Calendar

WED 3             4:30-5:30 P.M.  Garden Club.  Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for hands-on fun in the library’s outdoor garden.  Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Southwest Library, 900 Wesley Pl. SW, 202-724-4752. SAT 6               10 A.M.-3 P.M.  Friends of SW Library Summer Book […]