Upcoming Events

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 1:00pm
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.


To sign up for a consultation or for more information, please visit or call the circulation desk. The NLSP provides free legal advice, information and representation to low-income District residents.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
Join us for three free matinees about Baltimore.

Please contact megan.mcnitt@dc.gov for details.
Friday, October 24, 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. 

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
Family Film and Story!

Fridays at 4 p.m.

Recommended for all ages.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
board gamesTeens are invited to start the weekend off right with a little bit of friendly board game competition. Come on over, set aside the technology and enjoy some good, old-fashioned fun.

Patrons ages 13-19.

Please call 202-698-0183 with any questions.
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
Join us to make a Spooky Halloween Dream Catcher. This program is for children of all ages. The very young will need some help.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am
YogaJoin us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.

Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.
This class is free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Enjoy a weekly play time for young children. Constructive play and early literacy activities.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am
3-D printing is an exciting technology that has the potential to revolutionize numerous fields. Photo of 3D print of MLK bust
This hour-long introduction will seek to answer commons questions:
  • What is 3-D printing?
  • How does it work?
  • How do you get started 3-D printing at the Digital Commons? 
Together, we will explore the underlying processes and technology, survey some of the 3-D modeling and design software freely available for creating objects, discover valuable resources for 3-D printing on the Web, and review the 3-D printing capability available to the public in the Digital Commons.
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Yoga image incorporating words associated with the practice of yoga. Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga!

Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability).