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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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Etsy: Marketing and Promotion

Learn how to market and promote your Etsy shop using a variety of social media outlets, search engine optimization, and more. You need not have taken the previous Etsy classes but basic computing and internet proficiency are required. Please register by visiting  
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Single's Event: 3D Printing for Singles

Singles can mingle during this special 3D printing design class. Learn to use Tinkercad to design your own “candy heart” message, then chat and nibble on Hershey’s kisses.  This event will be held in the Fab Lab. There are limited spaces. RSVP:  *Everyone is able to attend the event regardless of relationship status.* 

Adult Mid-Day Movie

Steve Lopez is having a tough time! his marriage and career are almost over.   Not knowing what to do or how to handle the things in his life he channels most of his energy onto a homeless man playing a two-stringed violin on the streets. Mr. Lopez strongly believes that this man’s story should be told to the world.   This is the untold story of Mr. Ayer’s .   
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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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Etsy 101

Learn how to start your own Etsy shop to sell handcrafted or vintage items. This class will cover the basics of starting an account, adding listings, and more.  You will need basic computer and internet skills to attend this class. Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one that we will have available. Please register by visiting
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OverDrive ...How Do You Do It?!

Do you need help navigating OverDrive? This is the class for you! Whether it is searching for an e-book or downloading an audio book to your account, we can help.  A brief 20 - 30 minute tutorial will be provided on OverDrive. After the tutorial, we can troubleshoot individual issues on your devices.  What do you need to bring? Your device and yourself!  

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Joe Ryan is the managing principal of He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.