Educational Programs

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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.

Adult Nutrition Class: Healthy Ideas for Managing Your Diabetes

Learn practical and delicious ways to manage your diabetes in this free class, including how to plan meals and snacks to manage blood sugar and feel great. This class will be led by Roxana Ehsani, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food. The class will be held in our activity room on the second floor and will be approximately one hour long. 
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Adult Nutrition Class: 10 Tips to a Healthier You

Whether you are concerned about your weight, diabetes, or just living a healthier lifestyle, this free class will help you identify simple and gradual changes you can make that add up to major improvements. Learn tips to improve your diet, overall health and boost your energy levels.  This class will be led by Roxana Ehsani, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food. The class will be held in our activity room on the second floor and will be approximately one hour long. 
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One-on-One Computer Help

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying and failing to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 
Woman's hands using laptop computer

One-on-One Computer Help

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities 

Self-Publishing 101

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Self-Publishing 201

Learn how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  201 covers online resources as well as page layout adjustment, paragraph styles and page breaks.

Self-Publishing 202

Learn how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  202 covers section breaks, table of contents, headers/footers, page numbering and saving your work.
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Arduino 101

Come learn and explore the basics of Processing, the computer language used for Arduino. Processing is for writing software to make images, animations and interactions. In this introductory session you will get the chance to design, experiment and create.

Self-Publishing 101

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

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