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Published on Friday, February 8, 2013

How well do you know  African-American History? During the month of February, each week the Deanwood Library will present trivia questions pertaining to African-Americans.  Check out the library to find the answers.

?? Who Am I ??

Children and the Civil Rights Movement

Published on Monday, January 21, 2013

Child of the Civil Rights MovementMany children and teens helped to mobilize the nation in the fight against inequality. 

On May 2-4, 1963, hundreds of students marched in the "Children's Crusade" in Birmingham,. Ala. A song created for the "Children's Crusade" movement was sung during the march:

Lecture Series by Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • Curious about wills and advance directives, but overwhelmed by the process?
  • Want to know how to protect you and your children from identity theft?
  • Do you know your rights when it comes to unpaid wages?

Join us in December as we host three consumer-oriented lectures sponsored by the Neighborhood Legal Services Program.

last will and testamentDec. 3, 6 p.m. -- Wills and Advance Directives
An attorney from the Neighborhood Legal Services Program will explain the ins and outs of wills and advance directives, and where to find help in preparing your will.

Dec. 6, 11 a.m. -- Consumers' Rights

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2012

ModellandModelland, the fierce new novel by Tyra Banks, is out!

No one gets in without being asked. And with her untamable hair, large forehead and gawky body, Tookie De La Crème isn’t expecting an invitation. Modelland — the exclusive, mysterious place on top of the mountain — never dares to make an appearance in her dreams.

Thursday Beyond Google and Introduction to Computers

Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2012

computer and person

Thursdays @ 9:30

Sept. 13 -- Beyond Google

Learn to use the library's many online databases. Learn to search for newspaper, magazine and journal articles as well as books and sections of books. 
All free with your library card.

Sept. 20 -- Introduction to Computers

Are you a beginning computer user?  Just learning? This class is for you.

Sept. 27 -- Beyond Google

Last Wednesday of Every Month @ 6:30 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Join us for  Open Mic @ Deanwood
teens and adults at open mic

Kids at Open MicRecite or read your own work, or poetry from a book -- or just come to listen.

All ages invited.

To register please call 202-698-1175 or come by the library.

Published on Thursday, July 19, 2012

Book Cover - Cinder, by Marissa MeyerIf you’re looking for great book for teens, then look no further.

One talk in the series presented by Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Free Workshop
Thursday July 12th
11 AM

Learn about consumers' rights from lawyers who work for the Federal Trade Commission.

Protect you and your children from identity theft.

Know your rights when dealing with debt collection.

Learn how to file a FTC (Federal Trade Commission) complaint.

Get helpful consumer publications from the FTC.
scales legal symbol

This is part of the series presented by Neighborhood Legal Services Program of Washington, DC. and Deanwood Recreation Center Senior Program.

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Image with text: Microsoft Word 2010A six-part Microsoft Word class will be offered in June on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The classes will cover all major aspects of Microsoft Word versions 2007 and 2010. Part one will be offered on June 19th. The following five parts will be offered on the following Tuesdays, with the sixth and final part offered on July 24th.

These classes are free and open to the public. These classes are for beginners that have already had experience with using a mouse and computer keyboard with relative ease. They will be offered by Deanwood Library staff in the Deanwood Recreation Center Computer Lab.

Published on Monday, June 11, 2012

Take the MicOn June 27, come share your spoken word pieces or poetry or read someone else's work.

Don't have a piece to read? Be a judge or just come listen!

There will be prizes!