Educational Programs

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Latino Americans Film Screening

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we will be screening one part of the six part PBS series, Latino Americans. You can also stream this series through our Access Videos on Demand database. Discussion will follow the film at 7:30 pm. Screening and discussion will take place in the lower level meeting room.
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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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Metamorphosis series: 'Wild Seed'

Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series continues.  We will discuss Wild Seed by Octavia Butler.

Spanish Conversation Club

Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email
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Adult Nutrition Class

Whether you are concerned about weight, heart disease or just maximizing your health, this class will help you identify simple and gradual changes that add up to major improvements. You’ll leave this session with practical tips for healthier living. Recipes and tasting provided. This class will be led by Roxani Elsani, regisitered dietician and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food. We will meet in the large meeting room on the lower level. The class will last about an hour.   
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Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There

Dr. Andrew K. Johnston, geographer from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will explore the connection and social implications between time and navigation history in his new book, Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There.
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Getting Started with Online Event Registrations (Registration Required)

Let Constant Contact’s local expert guide you step-by-step in how to quickly and easily set up the online registration for your next event in Constant Contact’s EventSpot.Register Now Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.
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Build Your Marketing Toolkit (Registration Required)

Are you seeking the right strategies to make your marketing efforts as effective as possible? This 2.5-hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to uncover important and core marketing concepts and show how a little marketing knowledge can go a long way. Register Now!