Coffee and Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Join us for coffee, conversation and a craft. This is an opportunity to meet library staff, other people who enjoy the library, and to share your interests and skills with others. We will meet in the large meeting room on the Lower Level from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. All are welcomed. Coffee and Conversation will be held the first and third Monday of each month.  This program is FREE and open to the public.  
Women & Bicycles

Women's History Bike Tour

Join Washington Area Bicyclist Association's Women and Bicycles group for a ride through women's history! This bike ride, open to all ages and genders, will visit three library branches with activities surrounding a moment in women's history at each stop.
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Women's History Month Film

Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl New York CityThis film is showing at Northwest One Library Tuesday, March 29th at 6:30 PM

Coffee & Conversation

Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.  

Coffee & Conversation

Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.  
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The Make/Fix Anything Project

You (Yes, YOU!) can make or fix nearly anything. Its true! Ultimately these abilities result from a superpower that lies within each of us: the ability to self instruct. Matt McEntee wants to learn and help others learn. This is why he has made a practice of helping anyone make or fix nearly[1] anything.
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Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration

Come to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass! The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site will be partnering with the library to offer a program on the occasion of the great Mr. Douglass's 198th birthday. The event will begin with a story time program for children, which will be followed by a presentation about the new historic site honoring Harriet Tubman. The event will conclude with a look at the many visitors to Frederick Douglass's home of Cedar Hill, and will explore some of the stories that were told about Douglass's home.
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Learn to Play Chess

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
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Social Media Awareness Class

New to social media? Unsure of what you should and should not post on your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram? This class is for you! Join us and learn how much of your personal information you should share on social media.  We will go over best safety practices when using social media, social media guidelines, and discuss any issues you're having with your private account(s). 

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