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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Yoga with Heather Ferris

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

12 p.m.
Bring a mat and join Heather Ferris, yoga teacher/therapist & Shaw resident, for traditional yoga classes. Many aspects will be covered:• Asana• Meditation• Breathing• Omkar chanting and much more

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service!Got an issue with technology?  Come 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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Yoga at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

Georgetown Library

12:30 p.m.
Take an Om Break at the library!
Image of book cover for "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears"

West End Fiction Book Club

West End Library

12:30 p.m.
Discussion of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, in celebration of DC Reads ("One Book. One City. One Good Read")

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
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic: Breaking Barriers to Employment

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?   Come to one of these Jobseeker Clinics and meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve. You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues.

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

HTML Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: J. TaylorComputer 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:
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Clinica Legal para Solicitantes de Empleo

Petworth Library

1:30 p.m.
¿Es usted un solicitante de empleo o un empleado recientemente contratado? ¿Está teniendo dificultades para conseguir o mantener un trabajo?

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

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Parklands-Turner Library

2 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

DC Job Seekers Clinic

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Northeast Library will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The clinic provides hands-on support to DC Job Seekers, a one-stop portal to job seeking resources.During the clinic, we can help you get started with basic job search tasks:

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. 

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. 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 and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

T'ai Chi for Beginners

West End Library

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

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
Knitting circle

Knitting Circle

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Get started on your holiday crafting with our knitting circle! Bring your knitting needles and yarn and we’ll provide the knitting books and fun. (Crocheters are welcome too!)

DC Reads: African Film Series

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

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.

Book Talk: S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6:30 p.m.
During the height of the crack epidemic that decimated the streets of D.C., Ruben Castaneda covered the crime beat for The Washington Post. The first in his family to graduate from college, he had landed a job at one of the country’s premier newspapers.

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.

Writing Grants: Criteria, Pitfalls and Hints for Succesful Grant Proposal Writing

Capitol View Library

6:30 p.m.
Do you want to get in the grant writing game?Join Dawn Mabery, grant writing specialist, for a presentation on successful grant proposal writing.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

7 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English.

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.

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.  

Queer Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the first meeting of a new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library!

Palisades Book Club

Palisades Library

7:30 p.m.
You are cordially invited to join us for a discussion of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears, by Dinaw Mengestu.

7:30 Tuesdays: Romance at Any Age

Woodridge Library

7:30 p.m.
Dr. Diane Kern will lead and facilitate interactive discussions on the topic: "Romance at Any Age."This is the first seminar of our 7:30 Tuesdays event.7:30 Tuesdays is geared specifically for late teens and adults and will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.Other topics will include "Coping with Holiday Stress," "Family Ties" and "Healthy Boundaries."Light refreshments will be served.