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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Etsy for Creators

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Do you make something that you want to sell? We can make that happen. Come to the Digital Commons at MLK and learn the basics of building, marketing, and keeping up an Etsy shop of your own.

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Turner Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.
The Cover of Malcolm Gladwell's The Tipping Point

'The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference'

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
The Tipping Point is a special moment when an idea or trend goes over a threshold and spreads to the entire culture. As with fashion where a certain push will start a trend, so too the popularity of any product or idea can grow with the proper stimulus of the support of a prophetic minority. Malcolm Gladwell examines the tipping point phenomenon in this groundbreaking book.
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Yoga Classes at the Library

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free yoga classes every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The classes are geared towards beginners and all are welcome regardless of experience.  Classes are lead by qualified instructors and are provided courtesy of Yoga Activist.
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Digital Drop-in

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Peter Bailey

Personal Reflections of Dr. King as remembered by a Malcolmite

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
A. Peter Bailey veteran journalist and personal associate of Malcolm X offers a radical perspective on the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bailey is the author of Witnessing Brother Malcolm X, The Master Teacher, A Memoir.  In the Black Studies Center.
Fringe Music in the Library

Fringe - Music in the Library: Three Man Soul Machine

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Blending the music of soul, jazz, blues and reggae, Three Man Soul Machine puts together a musical gumbo that stretches from Africa to the Caribbean and lands home in the USA. Featuring members of The Funk Ark, The Harry Bells, See-I and Thievery Corporation.
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
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Lowbrow Throwdown: 'Valley of the Dolls'

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Our April selection is Jacqueline Susann's camp classic Valley of the Dolls. We'll be meeting in the Boiler Room at Jake’s American Grille  (5018 Connecticut Ave. NW) at 7 p.m.
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Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The April book is Hild by Nicola Griffith.
Dwane Starlin

The Road Not Taken: An Evening with Robert Frost

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
Join us for a special performance by local actor Dwane Starlin as he embodies the life and spirit of the great American poet Robert Frost.  Drawing from Frost's body of poetry, personal papers, recordings, and biographies Mr. Starlin has crafted a unique one-man show that tells the life story of this literary master.
Flowers in the Attic

Lowbrow Throwdown

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
We love the classics and literary fiction here at the Chevy Chase library, but it can’t all be Middlemarch, right?  Sometimes you have to read something fun, easy and frequently ridiculous. Then, preferably, you want to discuss it over drinks with friends.Hence Chevy Chase DC Library’s new book club, Lowbrow Throwdown.We meet on the forth Tuesday of the month in the Boiler Room at Jake’s American Grille  (5018 Connecticut Ave. NW) at 7 p.m.

ESL English Language Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.  
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Learn tips & tricks for your job search! Taught by Career Coach Joe Ryan.
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Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Knitting

The Knitty Gritty Committee

Southwest Library

7:30 p.m.
Come join us every third Tuesday of the month to knit, swap tips, and get to know your fellow neighbors. Staff will be available to teach basic skills such as casting on yarn, and the purl and knit stitches. Yarn will be provided. Please bring your own needles.  All ages. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact My Nguyen at 202-724-4752 or my.nguyen@dc.gov.