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Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Tax Assistance

Capitol View Library

10 a.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2015 income tax filing   For more information and to find others sites offering tax assistance please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.  
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Get individualized support from library staff at this bi-weekly drop-in clinic. We can help you to: create an email account start/edit a resume navigate online job search engines and begin online applications Attendees will be seen on a first-come, first- serve basis on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. beginning January 13.  

Tax Assistance

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2015 income tax filing   For more information and to find others sites offering tax assistance please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.  
Black Strugle

Black History Movie Mania

Parklands-Turner Library

10:30 a.m.
The Struggle Continues every Wednesday Morning during the month of February, as the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library presents films that showcase African American heritage.  All films will screen in the Children's reading room, which will be open to all adults during the showtimes of the film screening.
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Afternoon Freewrite

Northeast Library

1 p.m.
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 mesmerizing final sentence of your work.No matter what you're working on, 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. 

Tax Assistance

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2015 income tax filing   For more information and to find others sites offering tax assistance please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Please note, no sessions will be held on February 9th or April 5th.
PC Basics

PC Basics - Beginner

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. Green Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.

Tax Assistance

Southwest Library

1:30 p.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2015 income tax filing   For more information and to find others sites offering tax assistance please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.  
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Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Mt. Pleasant Library

2:30 p.m.
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 Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room 1 on the lower level.  Job seeking assistance available for Spanish speakers on the first Wednesday of the month.

Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Mt. Pleasant Library

2:30 p.m.
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues like criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving child support arrearages, and other issues.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

3 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior registration required. Please call the library at 202-281-2583 for more information.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Capitol View Library

3 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior Registration Required. Please call the library at 202-645-0755 for more information.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Anacostia Library

3 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior Registration Required. Please call the library at 202-715-7707 for more information.

MLKML Tax Preparation

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Free tax preparation assistance, provided by Community Tax Aid. Note: Monday April 18 service will be provided 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold

Northeast Library

5 p.m.
Zumba® Gold is a fun dance fitness program based on international rhythms targeted to the active senior population and non-seniors who are beginners, those who prefer a low-impact but effective cardio workout due to injury or other reasons, or those who might be intimidated by high-impact classes. Instructor Wilma B. Consul will make you dance, sweat and smile after moving to great music without realizing you've worked out. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes with good support and bring water and a small towel.   

Byte Back - PC Basics

Petworth Library

5 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior Registration Required. Please call the library at 202-243-1188 for more information.

"Let's Speak English" ESL Conversation Circle

Mt. Pleasant Library

6 p.m.
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.
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Is It a Challenge Today to Discuss Race in America, Publicly?

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
On May 21, 2014, in a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, retiring Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) observed that opposition to President Barack Obama and the Affordable Care Act might be due to the the President being " . . . the wrong color."  
From film to phone photography 101

Photography 101: From Film to Phone

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Whether you use your cell phone or high-end SLR, with this class you will learn how to take good photographs. Here you will learn a little about composition and get a very brief history of photography. At the end, we'll play around with the different cameras in the studio lab including our DSLRs and point and shoot cameras! Registration is limited to 10 people.
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Craft Night for Adults & Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
Ready to get crafty? Join us for craft night for adults and teens at the Southwest Library! Each month we will try our hands at a different creative project. Materials and instructions will be provided, and you will get to take home your artistic creations.
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Yoga with Caroline

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Please bring water and a mat and wear comfortable clothing to this free class. All levels are welcome.
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DC Music Salon - 'In Search of Blind Joe Death: John Fahey'

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
A father of American guitar, “Fahey is considered by many to be a foundational figure in American folk music. As both musician and musicologist, Fahey made a fundamental contribution to our understanding and appreciation of such music genres as Delta blues, Appalachian bluegrass and New Orleans jazz.” We’ll screen the feature length documentary and discuss Fahey’s local life and legacy.
Yoga Instructor Dexter Sumner

Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
Come join us every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga with instructor Dexter Sumner. All levels are welcome. Wear comfortable, breathable clothing. 
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T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Georgetown Library

7:30 p.m.
This free introductory t'ai chi class is offered by Susan Lowell of Tenleytown T'ai Chi. Please RSVP to michelle.conn@dc.gov.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

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Rush Hour Reads

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

(All day)
Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

1 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior registration required. Please call the library at 202-243-1185 for more information.

Tax Assistance

Lamond-Riggs Library

1 p.m.
From February 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2015 income tax filing   For more information and to find others sites offering tax assistance please visit dclibrary.org/incometax.  

MLKML Tax Preparation

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
Free tax preparation assistance, provided by Community Tax Aid. The last customer will be seen at 5:30 p.m.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Anacostia Library

2 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior Registration Required. Please call the library at 202-715-7707 for more information.

Byte Back - PC Basics

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
 In PC Basics you will:    Be able to name basic computer parts and functions Practice typing and using a mouse correctly Learn how to use email Search the Internet Create and manage files and folders Understand memory and storage basics Each class runs for 2 hours.  Prior Registration Required. Please call the library at 202-645-0755 for more information.