Educational Programs

Espresso Book Machine

Book Formatting Basics Using MS Word

Come receive instruction on how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine (EBM).  Functions like headers, footers, table of contents, and page numbering will be addressed.
Espresso Book Machine

Intro to Book Printing With the Espresso Book Machine

Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.  Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
Espresso Book Machine

Intro to Book Printing With the Espresso Book Machine

Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.  Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
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Power Tool Petting Zoo

Niell DuVal is the technical director of banished? productions, whose ARTillery studio space features innovative programs that support the company's artistic outputs, and includes D.C.'s first tool library.
Spanish Conversation Circle

Spanish Conversation Circle

Charlamos? Do you know Spanish but hardly have the opportunity to speak it?  Do you want to maintain your command of the language and even expand it? We have a group for that. Introducing our new Spanish Conversation Circle where participants practice speaking an advanced to fluent level of Spanish, and snack.
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Digital Library on Your Tablet

Did you get a new tablet or smart phone for the holidays? Drop by the library to learn how to access the library's digital materials from your device. From ebooks to eaudiobooks, magazines to music, the library’s vast selection of virtual content is easy to use! Let us help you set up digital downloads on your device and learn how to use them. All ages and devices welcome.
My Schools DC

DC School Lottery: How does it work? What do I need to know?

Join us for an informational event on the DC School Lottery System.  A professional from My School DC will be coming to explain how the system works for kids going into all grades.  Parents can ask questions, learn about different area schools and how to best go about getting their child into the public or charter school of their choice. 
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Coding Clinic

Curious about coding? Want to learn some of the tools that programmers use to create websites and apps? Join us for a month of basic coding instruction using our Lynda database. Using instructional videos, we will take a tour of the basic concepts of coding and explore options for further learning.  All skill levels are welcome, but emphasis is on the basics. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops if possible.
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Digital Download Clinic at Hill Center

Join us on Thursdays at Hill Center for a series of sessions to discover the wealth of online content from the DC Public Library. Topics will range from downloadable books to digital historic photographs. Library staff will also provide basic assistance and instruction in use of ereaders and tablets.
Spanish Conversation circle

Spanish Conversation Circle

Charlamos? Do you know Spanish but hardly have the opportunity to speak it?  Do you want to maintain your command of the language and even expand it? We have a group for that. Introducing our new Spanish Conversation Circle where participants practice speaking an advanced to fluent level of Spanish, and snack.

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