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Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

(All day)
Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Several tablet devices

E-Reader Help

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.

Self-Publishing 201

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Learn how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  201 covers online resources as well as page layout adjustment, paragraph styles and page breaks.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

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Spanish Conversation Club

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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 p.m.  
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Lynda

Tech Lab with Lynda.com

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to Southeast Library on Wednesday evenings to begin your coding and technological adventures. Using DC Public Library's tech learning database Lynda, you will discover a variety of expert-taught online courses that will further your skills with not only coding but digital photography, online media, Microsoft Office, graphic design, and much more.
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Book Hill Talks: David Silbey: Topics in Military History

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Please join us in the lower level meeting room for a discussion on Topics in Military History led by David Silbey, associate director, Cornell in Washington, Cornell University.

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

Keys to a new home.

First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Mt. Pleasant Library

12 p.m.
Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help! University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish.
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Marijuana Decriminalization

Petworth Library

1 p.m.
As of Feb. 26, 2015, the possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia - but only under certain circumstances. Kaitlyn Boeckler, Policy Associate at the Drug Policy Alliance, will talk about the details of marijuana decriminalization in the District of Columbia. This talk will take place in the lower level meeting room and will last about an hour.

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

(All day)
Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Several tablet devices

E-Reader Help

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.
back to school night

Educational Resource Night

Woodridge Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening of information on: research and database demonstrations Homework Help DCPS resources adult education ESL resources school funding resources activity sheets freebies and more Participants may enter a free drawing for school supplies.

Self-Publishing 202

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Learn how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  202 covers section breaks, table of contents, headers/footers, page numbering and saving your work.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

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Spanish Conversation Club

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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 p.m.  
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
Processing Logo

Arduino 101

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Come learn and explore the basics of Processing, the computer language used for Arduino. Processing is for writing software to make images, animations and interactions. In this introductory session you will get the chance to design, experiment and create.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Six O'Clock Scramble

15-Minute Meals!

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One Library for a tasty seminar on quick cooking! Are you tired of whipping up the same meals week after week? ome join the Nutritionist from Giant Foods as we discuss how to create fast, cheap and easy balanced meals that take only 15 minutes! Recipes and tasting will be provided.

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Keys to a new home.

First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Mt. Pleasant Library

12 p.m.
Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help! University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish.

Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

(All day)
Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Several tablet devices

E-Reader Help

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

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Spanish Conversation Club

Georgetown Library

11 a.m.
Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.
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Latino Americans Film Screening

Petworth Library

6:30 p.m.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Hola Cultura will be screening one part of the six-part PBS series, Latino Americans. You can also stream this series through our Access Videos on Demand database.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) 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 p.m.  
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

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Book Hill Talks: Issues in Food Security

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Jeffrey Kaplan, head of the Food Studies Program & associate professor of biology, American University, will discuss timely topics in food security. For more information, please contact: Wendell Kellar wendell.kellar@dc.gov, or 202-727-0232
Lynda

Tech Lab with Lynda.com

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to Southeast Library on Wednesday evenings to begin your coding and technological adventures. Using DC Public Library's tech learning database Lynda, you will discover a variety of expert-taught online courses that will further your skills with not only coding but digital photography, online media, Microsoft Office, graphic design, and much more.
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Book Hill Talks: 'Confessions of a Wildlife Filmmaker'

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Chris Palmer has spearheaded the production of more than 300 hours of original programming for prime-time television and the giant screen IMAX industry, including the Disney Channel, TBS, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, and PBS.

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Small Business Development Workshop

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.