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Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Computer Basics Class

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue 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. Seats are filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: O. FontemVenue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

Jobseekers Drop-in Clinic

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Drop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:Create an email accountStart, revise, save, and upload a resumeSave a

Tech Tuesdays

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Come by The Southeast Neighborhood Library for lessons in a variety of popular tech tools that are being used today. A librarian will be on hand to demonstrate the various functions of these tools and answer any questions you may have. The classes will be around an hour long and there will be a few laptops available for use. Feel free to bring your own laptop to the class. All classes will start at 2:00 p.m in the meeting room on the lower level of the library. 

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Tuesdays

T'ai Chi for Beginners

West End Library

4:30 p.m.
Beginning classes taught by Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com.

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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 the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

Downloadable Media Walk-In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

6 p.m.
Come into the library and learn how to download ebooks and electronic audiobooks from our website.Bring your own e-Reader for hands-on instruction.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

Night Yoga

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free Yoga lessons every Tuesday except the first Tuesday of the month.We welcome all skill levels and provide mats!Classes are an hour long.

Free Yoga Classes

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Free weekly yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.Geared toward beginners, but all are welcome.
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Southeast Adult Book Club

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Southeast Book Club on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. for a fun and interesting discussion of the monthly book. The October book is The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.  All are welcome!

XML Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
A continuation of Introduction to XML, this course will focus on increasingly complex elements of XML records including sub-elements, qualified elements, and XML schemes and namespaces.Please note: Introduction to XML necessary before attending this course.

ESL English Language Club

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw 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 pm.  

T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
Join Susan Lowell an experienced instructor of T’ai Chi from tenleytowntaichi.com.   Come learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine.  

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

English Conversation Classes

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
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.

Jobtober at Rosedale

Rosedale Library

10:30 a.m.
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.

Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Shepherd Park Library meets on Wednesdays, once a week, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Drop-In Job Seekers Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
One-on-one assistance for creating and editing resumes, setting up email accounts, searching job databases, filling out online applications and more.First come, first served!The clinic is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 p.m.
Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: H. WhiteComputer 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 Excel I Basics.You will learn to:

Nutrition Classes with UDC

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Free nutrition classes with the University of the District of Columbia.

Excel III Advanced

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Learn to calculate, research and display table data using Excel formulas. 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, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate.You will learn to:

'The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense': a Workshop with Susan Lowell

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

Kelly Jacobson Author Talk

West End Library

7 p.m.
Kelly Jacobson, author of the fiction novel Cairo in White, will be speaking at West End Library.Cairo in White tells the stories of Zahra, an Egyptian teen in 1986, and her daughter, Aisha, who lives in modern-day America.Kelly will be available to sign copies of her book after the talk.

Zumba Class

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
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.

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Yoga for Adults and Teens--New Night!

Southwest Library

7:15 p.m.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day, new time, and with new Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.
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Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:15 p.m.
The Tenley Library will be showing Halloween movies all day n the Large Conference Room. Call the Library at 727-1225 for the movies and showtimes.