Genealogy at Your Finger Tips- Database Workshop

Interested in tracing your family roots? Want to learn how to access Heritage Quest, Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro for research? Please join staff of the Special Collections Division as they demonstrate various tips on genealogical research. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Computer Lab- 3rd floor, Room 311 Basic computer knowledge, skills & aptitude of the internet are required for this workshop.  
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Celebrating Legends of Latin Jazz, featuring the Joe Falero Latin Quartet

We're celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!  Come and enjoy live music – Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue, ChaCha, and Bolero – performed by the Joe Falero Latin Quartet.  We hope you can join us for this special event.  For more information, call the Mt. Pleasant Library, 202.671.3122.  
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First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help! University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish.
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Society of the Spectacle: Southwest Library's Literature Book Club

Tropic of Cancer has been described as "notorious for its candid sexuality" and as "responsible for the free speech that we now take for granted in literature."Banned in the United States in 1934, and then subsequently tried in 1961 for obscenity, the U.S. Supreme Court finally ruled the book as non-obscene in 1964.

Library Takeout at Baked & Wired: National Library Card Sign-up Month Edition

The library is bringing its services to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW) -- and celebrating National Library Card Sign-up Month!
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Library Basement Show with Title Tracks, BRNDA and Art Sorority for Girls

It's the DC Punk Archive's One Year Anniversary Library Basement Show featuring Title Tracks, BRNDA and Art Sorority for Girls! Be there.  Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 6:30.  FREE | ALL AGES 

September Seniors Yoga

Certified Senior Yoga instructor MJ from Yoga Activist will lead this hour long class. Please email to register First 30 respondents will be confirmed; others wait listed.
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September Yoga!

Join us for an hour-long introductory yoga class taught by Sarah of Yoga Activist. Please RSVP by emailing The first 30 respondents will be listed, others wait listed.

Zumba Class

Ditch the workout and join the party!  Zumba combines Latin and other international music with a fun and effective workout. This class will be led by library associate and licensed Zumba instructor Christine. No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.