Adults

Zinio: Read Magazines Online Free!

Want to learn how to access dozens of your favorite magazines online for free?The Advocate, Consumer Reports, Cosmopolitan, Discover, The Economist, ESPN, Harper’s, The Nation, Popular Science, Smithsonian, US Weekly, Vibe, and more!In English and Spanish. Stop by the large meeting room for a fun, interactive demonstration.

Film Screening of El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem

Join The Friends of Mount Pleasant Library for a screening of the film El Barrio Tours: Gentrification in East Harlem. A discussion will follow led by the filmmaker Andrew Padilla.For more film screenings at the library check our online calendar.Adults

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for four consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class. 

Language Learning Online: How to Learn a New Language for Free

Want to learn Spanish? Chinese? French? What about other languages? The DC Public Library offers great free electronic resources to help you achieve your goals!All you need is a library card.

Blogging Basics

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.

Intro to XML

Learn the basics of the extensible markup language (XML) encoding language. In this class, you'll learn about the basics of XML, how to create a record declaration and a brief record in the XML standard.Although not necessary, some experience with encoding languages (i.e. HTML) will be useful.

Digital Comics

Learn how to share and popularize your Web comics.If you've ever wanted to post your comics online but didn't know where to start, this class is for you.

Blogging Basics

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.

Read a Poem & Win a Prize!

Sign up to read a poem aloud at Poem in Your Pocket Night, and win a prize!

Environmental Book Club

Join us Thursday, July 10 at 7:45 p.m. to discuss Into Thin Air by Jon Krakaurer

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