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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus. Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.
Rosedale wants to help! Applying for jobs can be difficult. There have been so many new advancements in technology, it can be hard to keep up. We know, and we are here to help. We will be devoting an hour each Monday and Wednesday morning for the last two weeks of October to help our patrons apply for jobs. Sign up at our front desk today! If you have any questions, call 202-727-5012.
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 email@example.com or call 202-671-3122.
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
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.
Have you ever been playing a video game and wished that you were using something other than the standard plastic controller? Like a banana... or a glass of water... or some Play-Doh? Perhaps you've even wanted to design your own controller. Come to the library to try your hand at creating your own video controller using a MaKey MaKey invention kit and whatever kind of materials you can think of to use.
Please join us for an aromatherapy workshop. You will learn the relaxation and medicinal benefits of various oils and herbs, as well as how to mix, use, and create unique aromatherapeutic blends.In Conference Room 2 on the 2nd Floor of the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library
Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class.
One in four women will experience domestic violence at some point in her lifetime. Join us for a presentation by Jazmin Albarran, Outreach Coordinator for My Sister's Place, an organization based in Washington D.C. and dedicated to assisting women who have experienced domestic violence.
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