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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Join our instructors Tuesdays at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a free one-hour yoga class. Our 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+.June class schedule: 6/7, 6/21, 6/28 ** No class on Tuesday, 6/14 **
Join our certified instructors every Tuesday at the Georgetown library for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels. June class schedule: 6/7, 6/21, 6/28 ** No class on Tuesday, 6/14 ** Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Yoga" for more information or to join our email notification list.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month. Screen Times: Tuesdays at noon Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
What is Freegal Music? Freegal Music is a FREE service with your DC Public Library card! Download up to three songs a week and stream up to twenty-four (24) hours every dayfrom ten thousand labels including Sony Music, with your library card and pin number. Access to over seven million songs which are DRM-Free and compatible with all .mp3 players and computers.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Northeast Library provides hands-on support to job seekers. In this informal workshop users can get help navigating the DC Job Seekers site, which offers online tutorials on many useful topics, including resume building and interview basics. If you're looking to change careers, you can use the Career Exploration Web Guide to find descriptions of vocational and technical careers, or use Career Zone to assess yourself and the job best suited for you.
Get one-on-one support from staff and learn basic activities in an online job search: Create an email account Start a resume Work on an online application Learn about the job seeking process Create and save a sample job search Every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1 on the lower level. Job seeking assistance available for Spanish speakers on the first Tuesday of the month.
Get one-on-one support from library staff and learn basic activities in an online job search: Create an email account Start a resume Work on an online application Learn about the job seeking process Create and save a sample job search Every Tuesday 3-5 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.
**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and 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 available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Do you love Young Adult books? YA readers of all ages are invited to join DCPL librarians for a twitter book club (#DCPLnewYA) on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 4-5 p.m. We discuss recent and upcoming YA releases, share our opinions, report on trends in YA fiction, and invite you to share your thoughts. Looking for your next absorbing read? You just might find it in #DCPLnewYA. Find us @dcpl
Are the calories on your food package what they appear to be? Tired of all of the diet fads that count calories? As part of our Summer Reading program series, watch a screening of the BBC documentary The Truth About Calories. You don’t need to eat less if you know how to eat smart!
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels
Brain Games and a History of Puzzles: A two-hour class examining the most popular types of puzzles and why they fascinate us and remain timeless classics. Participants will learn some of the mathematics, logical deduction, and language skills behind these puzzles.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Center for Accessibility, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Please check the DCPL calendar for changes during and immediately after holidays.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
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.
You will need to have passed Fab Lab orientation before taking this class. Learn how to use a Makerbot 3D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, change filament, and many more essential skills. Once certified you will be able to make reservations on the 3D printers for your personal projects.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Washington English Center, in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, and Guy Mason Recreation Center, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Georgetown Neighborhood Library
Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Reza (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an afternoon of writing, every Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.
Join us every Monday and Wednesday evening until 8 p.m. to improve your English and chat with new people. The conversation circles are recommended for adults who can read, write, and carry on conversations in English (Advanced Beginner Level). They will be held in Conference Room 2 on the lower level of the library. Fore more information, call the Adult Literacy Resource Center at 202-727-1616.
National Novel Writing Month is over, but the writing process is never done! Capitol View Library will host its sixth novel-writing event on Wednesday, June 29 at 6:00 p.m. Join us for an evening of lively discussion on starting your own writing project. Local writers will be present to share tips on how they got started. During our last meeting (May) we learned how to access the D.C. Public Library data bases and how stream music on Freegal.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn how to build a website by engaging three critical considerations: choosing your domain name, choosing a web host, and choosing from among various methods for creating the content of your web page. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Atwater Computer Lab, Room 311
Join us for our June Lecture Series. Come out for this important lecture by C.R. Gibbs on The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families and participate in the discussion. Have you signed up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program yet? Check it out and go for the gold.
Please join us on the last Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. for adult coloring parties! Work with various designs and coloring tools to calm your anxiety, or just have fun! Bring your own coloring pages to share, or use ours. Meet in Conference Room 2 on the second floor.
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