Upcoming Events

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:00am
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.

Advance appointment is not necessary, but highly appreciated. 

To sign up for a consultation or for more information, please visit or call the circulation desk. The Neighborhood Legal Services Program provides free legal advice, information and representation to low-income District residents.
There will be an informational presentation at 11 a.m. and individual consultations will start at 11:30 a.m.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
Join us for a free weekly yoga class with yoga instructor Smita Kumar from Yoga District! Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. Please register at the Adult Reference Desk, 202-724-8698 or e-mail teresa.sakon@dc.gov.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 1:30pm
Review the basic and advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuations and characters to refine your search results. Explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.

Instructor: N. Shiner
Computer Lab, Room 311

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

You will learn to:
  • Identify and navigate the advanced elements and features of the Google search engine.
  • Conduct searches using Boolean search terms.
  • Modify your search strategy with various punctuations.
  • Explore Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com for their advantages as social and professional networking sites.
  • Copy and paste Web text and graphics to a Word document.
Bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm
Tech Monday is a computer class offered at Northwest One library. Come and learn basic computer skills!
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:00pm

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area.

Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome. 

Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.

Ages 11-19. 

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:30pm
A themed storytime that focuses on exploring art materials.

Recommended for ages 2-5.
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:30pm
TextbookMath homework got you stumped? Don't have any earthly idea how to spell logorrhea? Come get homework help at the library!

Start the school year off right by getting your homework out of the way. Every Monday, there will be a knowledgeable adult here to help you figure out what to do once you've divided something by its circumference. 

Meeting in the Teen Space. 

This program is for students 13-19.

Check out the online resources for homework help. 

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 3:30pm
bigchairchessOur experienced chess instructor, Mr. Norman, has a spot at the table reserved for you!

Come learn the basics or hone your skillful strategies.

Especially appropriate for ages 6 and older.  
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older. 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
Rainbow Duct Tape RosesWant to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends? Come to Art Attack in Teen Space! 

Stop by and make cool crafts while hanging out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity!

Ages 13-19.