Are you interested in starting a small business in the District? Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about:
Certificates of Occupancy (C of O)
Home Occupancy Permits (HOP)
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 ??
Many 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:"We've got a job,We've got a job to do.
Lecture Series by Neighborhood Legal Services Program
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.
Thursday Beyond Google and Introduction to Computers
Thursdays@ 9:30Sept. 13 -- Beyond GoogleLearn 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
One talk in the series presented by Neighborhood Legal Services Program
Free WorkshopThursday July 12th11 AMLearn 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.