Educational Programs

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Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.  Enduring terrible conditions and extreme dangers, she was one of the only women working at the front!
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CANCELED: Clara Barton: An American Life

Due to an emergency closure at Georgetown Library, this event is canceled. How did a shy girl, born on a New Englad farm in 1821 break through social barriers, and become the Founder of the American Red Cross?
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Clara Barton: An American Life

How did a shy girl, born on a New Englad farm in 1821 break through social barriers, and become the Founder of the American Red Cross? Join us for an illustrated talk about the life of Clara Barton, highlighting her many years of public service, her work on the battlefields of the Civil War, and her leadership of an organization that still helps people today.
Women's History Month

Women's History Month!

In celebration of Women's History Month, Femex invites you to a community workshop! Join Femex for an interactive session covering communication, interpersonal-interactions, diversity, career advancement and more. Participants will be guided through a series of activites, share their own experiences and discuss what it means to have a safe and inclusive work environment.  What is Femex?
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Database Drop-In

DC Public Library has a huge collection of databases. You can: learn a new hobby check your favorite stocks and investments study for a certification exam research your family tree and much more!  Click here for the full list.
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When Fandom Wears a Cap and Gown: Academic Perspectives on Harry Potter

Fans of Harry Potter have created everything from handicrafts and artwork to websites and conventions. What happens, though, when those fans have advanced and apply the questions of their academic disciplines to the story of the boy who lived?
Women's History Month

Women in the Workplace

Join Femex for an interactive session covering communication, interpersonal-interactions, diversity, career advancement and more. Participants will be guided through a series of activites, share their own experiences and discuss what it means to have a safe and inclusive work environment.  What is Femex?
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Screenwriting 101

Want to make a million in Hollywood? Come learn the basics of screenwriting for TV and film at Screenwriting 101. This informative workshop will be led by Evan Balkan

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