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Northeast Library Birthday Celebration

Join us for a day celerating the Northeast Library's 83rd birthday!   10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Birthday Storytime, ages 3-4, lower level meeting room 4 p.m., Birthday Terrific Tuesday, ages 6-12, Children’s Room 5 p.m., Cake Cutting, all ages, main lobby area 5:30 p.m., Library Renovation Tour, Adults, main lobby area
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'Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America's Greatest Poet'

Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.   We'll meet on the third floor in Washingtoniana. For more information, please call 202-727-1213 or email    
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iMovie 101

Learn to edit and present digital footage on an Apple platform. iMovie tutorials can teach you how to create, edit, and add music to your videos. Begin the arduous process of splicing together your documentary or use iMovie to make vacation movies and sports highlight reels, then learn to share your videos with the world.
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Truthy: Figuring Out What to Believe in Our Hyper-Fast Digital News Age

Have you ever been duped by a tweet containing bad information (that you retweeted) or fallen for a Photoshopped image? The onslaught of news and information is overwhelming. It’s easy to take in whatever we read or see at face value. And with a smartphone in everyone’s hands, we are connected to social media, news apps, text alerts, and email at all times. In this class, you will learn to think like a (savvy, digital) journalist when it comes to how you decide what to believe online. Anyone who consumes online content can benefit.
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Walk Down Memory Lane

Take a walk down memory lane from Miss Ida's Porch and share stories about events in the past; find out what happened

How to Preserve Food

Participants will learn different methods of food preservation - pickling, drying, freezing, and canning. This workshop will explain which method is best to use for your needs and for each harvest and will walk through the basics of each method. Learn how to preserve your harvest and enjoy delicious fruits and vegetables all year long. 
Dr. Diane Kern, PH.D.

7:30 Tuesdays! Still looking for The One?

This program was rescheduled due to inclement weather.   Join Dr. Diane Kern and special guest Ms. Kiki Strickland, local dating coach and Ebony Magazine's No. 1 Matchmaker, as we discuss strategies to improve your dating skills and search for that special someone. This will be a lively interactive forum, where the following issues will be addressed:
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Government Publishing Office: Keeping America Informed

Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish will discuss the ways in which the U.S. Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program support Federal Government transparency by keeping America informed. The presentation will include a demonstration of GPO's discovery and access tools that aid the public in finding the government information they need.  
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Focus Group: Customers Without Homes

Are you currently experiencing homelessness, or are concerned about those who are? Have your voice heard! DC Public Library is interested in your opinion and ideas about what services the Library may be able to provide to customers without homes.  All are welcome to join us for coffee and conversation. The meeting will be held in Conference Room 2 on the second floor.