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Inspiring the Me I Want to Be: Marian Anderson

Teaching artist Tom Minter and DC Public Librarians will lead an interactive program for all ages about Marian Anderson, a renowned African American singer who overcame discrimination to be trained and perform in noted venues such as the Metropolitan Opera House. The audience will have many opportunities to sing along and participate.

Creative Writing Workshop with 826DC

826DC will lead a creative writing workshop on incorporating art into creative writing. Inspired by the work of Brian Selznick, don't miss this special opportunity to learn from the best. Ages 13-19.
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Geek Squad: Hour of Code Workshop

It's Teen Tech Week time! Join members of Best Buy's Geek Squad for a hands-on Hour of Code program in the Large Meeting Room. Please email barbara.dougherty@dc.gov if you are coming with a group, as seating is limited.
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Courage for the Struggle: African Americans and the Vote

In recognition of Selma Week, commemorating the 50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, local historian, author and lecturer C.R Gibbs will lead a lecture: “Courage for the Struggle: African Americans and the Vote.” Join us for this lively and informative presentation. Best for ages 16 years and older.

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Marion Barry SYEP Application Workshop

Interested in participating in the Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program? Don't know where to start? Come join us at the Deanwood Library ofor help filling out your application! The deadline for SYEP applications is Friday, Feb. 20. For more information, please visit the Department of Employment Services site.

Screenwriting 101

Want to make a million in Hollywood? Come learn the basics of screenwriting for TV and film at Screenwriting 101. This informative workshop will be led by Evan Balkan
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AALEAD Workshops for Middle and High School Students

AALEAD is an after-school program for middle and high school students with workshops on leadership development, educational empowerment, and community. We’ll be meeting after school every week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 – 6 p.m. Feb. 18 through August for different activities to hone our leadership skills, technology chops, and other important life skills. Join us!
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Acing Your College Applications with Dr. Victoria Tillson Evans

Do you feel lost in the college application process? Are you not sure what your next step should be? Get advice from a professional!Dr. Victoria Tillson Evans is the Founder and President of Distinctive College Counseling and she will be here in the large meeting room to answer your questions! Get advice on subjects such as finding the best fit for you, financial aid questions, how to apply to more elite colleges, how to make the most of your gap year, and many more.
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Real Talk About HIV/STIs

Service Providers from the Latin American Youth Center are partnering up with the Mt. Pleasant Library to bring you real talk about HIV and STIs. The LAYC's service providers will be on hand to talk about condoms, HIV, STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections), testing resources in the DC area, and answer any questions you might have.   Stop by the meeting room on the main floor. Free and confidential testing will be available. This program is for ages 13 - 24.