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Set up an Etsy Account

Pre-registration is required - e-mail Come get help setting up an Etsy sellers account! We will go over the basics of running an Etsy shop. Computer proficiency and an e-mail account is required to participate in this class. Laptops will be provided.
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The Investigative Film Festival presents: Who is Dayani Cristal?

100 Reporters presents a special screening and discussion as part of the Investigative Film FestivalWho is Dayani Cristal?
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NaNoWriMo Write-in at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Need a quite place to pound out another thousand words? Gather with other NaNoWriMo writers and be inspired by the literary atmosphere. Find new friends (and readers!) and help each other get unstuck every Saturday in November. More DCPL events and information for NaNoWriMo can be found at

Classic Cinema Night

Come celebrate Halloween with the scary and suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock film Spellbound (1954). Starring Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck, this movie tells the story of a psychologist who falls for a suspect in a murder as she tries to solve the case by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind.

¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storytellerJonathan Bardzik
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Author talk

Talk by Don Fulsom, author and political expert/Washington insider, on his new book Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election (Pelican Publishing, 2015)
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Meditation: A Tool to Balance Your life

2-part series on the inner peace/joy of Jyoti meditation . . . and to reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life and improve physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  Led by David Newcomb, spiritual practitioner/teacher & author/poet/playwright/composer

Read, Reflect, and Relax

Thursday, October 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Sign up and Join us for reflection and relaxation as we discuss the book and practice relaxation yoga with instructor Lisa Britton, Founder of Practicing Wellness.    
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Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion Series

For September's Legends & Lore D.C. book discussion series, we will be discussing Cane by Jean Toomer.
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History Book Club

Join our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez.