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Legends & Lore DC Book Discussion Series

Do you enjoy reading about hometown Washington, D.C.?  Cleveland Park Library has a local book discussion series! For June, we will be discussing Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini.  Copies are available to check out and download from the library.
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Laser Cutting Certification

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before you can take this class.
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Laser Cutting Certification

Patrons will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before they can take this class. Join us in MLK's Fab Lab and learn how to use our laser cutter!
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Author Jane Mayer in Conversation with Hanna Rosen

Jane Mayer, staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed books, will appear in conversation with Hanna Rosen, co-host of NPR's Invisibilia podcast, and a national correspondent at the Atlantic. They will discuss Mayer’s latest book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.

Your City in 3D! Digital Flaneur Workshop

In this workshop, the DCPL Makers-in-Residence will introduce the concept of 3D scanning and imaging, which uses tools such as handheld IR scanners, attachments for cellphones, holograms, and downloadable cell phone apps that allow users to create 3D models of objects.

History/Biography Book Club

Every month, we discuss a book about important historical events, figures and more. 
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Free Bike Repair Clinics

Volunteers from The Bike House, Gearin' Up Bicycles and Chrome Industries will provide bike repair services at no cost for the public outside of Anacostia Neighborhood Library on select Saturdays this summer from noon to 2:30 p.m.
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Author Angela Flournoy

National Book Award finalist Angela Flournoy, in conversation with Kelly Navies, oral historian at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. They will discuss Flournoy's book, The Turner House.  
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2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
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Book Hill Talks: The Mind of the African Strongman

Former Assistant Secretary of State Herman Cohen will be on hand to discuss the leaders, events and issues he experienced during his four decade diplomatic career. 

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