Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
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!

The Popular Services staff will offer digital tips and lunchtime demonstrations of the new devices and step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music and movies from the library's website. You can bring your own device or take a look at ours.

These lunchtime sessions will be held every Tuesday from 12:30pm until 1:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons, where the staff will be available to demonstrate, answer questions and troubleshoot.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 12:30pm

Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist.

The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all November classes.

To RSVP for any or all classes send an email with the class(es) you're interested in registering for. The first 30 RSVPs will be registered and the remaining RSVPs will be placed on a waiting list. Please RSVP to Georgetown Yoga
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:00pm
Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.

Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.
Computer Lab, Room 311

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.

You will learn to:
  • Navigate medical websites.
  • Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links.
  • Research personal health issues.
  • Make informed health decisions based on information retrieved from credible health websites.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health and the D.C. Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Administration. Presented by the Project for Intermediate Advocates.

Bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
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. Fontem
Venue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

You will learn to:
  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop, Internet, email and job applications.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows and internet environments of Microsoft and Firefox software applications.
  • Create and save a document, resume or job application to the desktop, to a flash drive or submit to employer.

Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.

This class holds weekly on Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm in Meeting Room B.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.

For children ages 0-12 months.


Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:30pm
Jobseekers ImageDrop in for one-on-one support with basic online job search activities:
  • Create an email account
  • Start, revise, save, and upload a resume
  • Save a profile on job searching websites
  • Work on an online application

Computers will be reserved for job-searching activities on a first-come, first served basis.  You will be asked a few questions to help us meet your needs.  Time limits will apply.
 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:00pm
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? 

Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, tablets, smart phones or laptops and cords! You will also need your library card.

Don't have a library card? Don't worry, it will only take a couple minutes to sign up!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:30pm

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:00pm
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 4:00pm
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!

Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.

Ages 13-19.