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Attend a database demonstration that explores DC Public Library’s genealogical and historical online resources highlighting the Black Studies and Washingtoniana Collections. Learn how to research house histories, census data, maps, telephone directories and more.With your DC Public Library card, tracing your family history has never been easier.This program is part of the DC Reads series of events. To learn more about DC Reads, please visit dclibrary.org/dcreads.
What is TED?TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.Best for teens and adults.
Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPoint.You will learn to:
For decades the LGBTQ community has been a vibrant and prominent part of life in the District.
Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system.This class will be led by Library Associate and certified Zumba instructor Christine. No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the main-floor meeting room.We alternate between fiction and nonfiction each month.For more information, please contact Ana Elisa de Campos Salles at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-671-3122.
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.
This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will present the tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices, using Constant Contact's Email Marketing tools, including EventSpot.Register Now
Super busy with school and totally stressed? Come relax at our new teen beading club. Where we learn to bead and hang out with friends. We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want. All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library. There will also be an assortment of snacks!
Need community service hours?Want a say in what the library offers?Join the MLK Teen Advisory Group, and help to make your Teen Space a better Teen Space!Our first meeting is Thursday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m.Questions? Call 202-727-5535.
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