Every Thursday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Community Education Group will offer HIV testing and blood pressure screenings in their testing truck outside of the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library.The first step toward a healthy lifestyle is knowledge. Come down to the library on Thursdays and arm yourself with knowledge!
Join us as Dr. K. leads a series of personal health care education workshops in January and February in Meeting Room A. The sessions -- held on Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 -- will start at 6 p.m. and are 1.5 hours long.
The District's new libraries stand out in their neighborhoods, and they continue to win praise nationally. The Wall Street Journal has recognized the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue and Francis A. Gregory libraries as two of the best designed buildings for 2012.
On Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., learn basic computer skills, gain an understanding of health literacy, learn to use government-sanctioned medical websites and how to find health information online.This 2.5-hour workshop will be conducted by P. I. Advocates International Inc., a community education nonprofit. Seniors are welcome.Questions? Call us at 202-243-1186.
The High Noon Book Club will be discussing The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini, on Monday, Jan. 7 at noon in Third Floor Room B.Join us as we delve into this intriguing book set in Afghanistan.
I should start by saying that prior to reading this I was not a fan of DC Comics or Batman. I've always found Batman to be too simple to warrant the title of a superhero. I mean, let's be honest: He's really just a rich ninja with a lot of cool toys. But this book changed my mind on Batman and DC Comics.