July 2014 Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Your are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  Each week features a different computer related topic.  July classes include: July 1--Introduction to EmailJuly 8--Microsoft WordJuly 15--No class scheduledJuly 22--No class scheduledJuly 29--Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word Basics

Come by the Southeast Neighborhood Library for a overview of the basic functions of Microsoft Word. We will be going over how to use the Microsoft Word “Ribbon” effectively, how to format your document, and how to finalize your document once you are finished.Their will be limited computers available for use, so bring your own if you can. Seating without computers will be provided. 

A Science Fiction Summer at the Tenley-Friendship Library

Join us in the Large Conference Room at 2 p.m. for the next film in our third Annual Summer Film Series.

'Five Days at Memorial'

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Dr. Sheri Fink's 2013 nonfiction title, Five Days at Memorial.

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.)

Are you a local reader between the ages of 21 and 35? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (T.T.B.C.), a new book group for younger adults.

West End Book Club

Discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.  Note  interim library  locat

Genealogy Database Demo

Want to trace your family roots but don't know where to start? Come to this demonstration, where Southwest Library staff will lead you through DCPL's online genealogy resources!

The State of Marriage Equality

You are cordially invited to attend "The State of Marriage Equality" presented by Jonathan Rauch (senior fellow in governance, Brookings Institution).  Mr.

Film Screening @ St. Mary's Court

Screening of the 1962 French short film La Riviere du Hibou ("The Owl River"), an adaptation of the American short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1891) by

Mark Perry "The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur"

Imperious, headstrong, and vain, General Douglas MacArthur matched an undeniable military genius with a massive ego and a rebellious streak that often seemed to destine him for the dustbin of history. Yet, MacArthur is remembered as a brilliant commander whose combined-arms operation in the Pacific secured America’s triumph in World War II and changed the course of history