Educational Programs

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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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Author Talk with Don Fulsom

Talk by Don Fulsom, longtime Washington journalist, former White House correspondent, and former UPI bureau chief in Washington, on his new book Treason: Nixon and the 1968 Election (Pelican Publishing, 2015)

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.

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.
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¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storyteller Jonathan Bardzik.   Jonathan will conduct a cooking/kitchen workshop demonstrating the proper handling of kitchen utensils, basic kitchen skills (i.e. how to dice and chop an onion, etc.) and the preparation of two to three side dishes highlighting the beauty of Latin cuisine. This demonstration will take place in the Large Meeting Room.
Language Learning

Language Learning Workshop

Have you ever wanted to teach yourself Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, or even Shakespeare and Pirate? Is English your second language and you want to practice? Join us for this fun and informative workshop where we will demonstrate the numerous language learning resources DC Public Library provides!
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Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media: Simple Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Nonprofits (Registration Required)

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media: Simple Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Nonprofits is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.  When the session is done you’ll have a greater understanding of marketing basics like goals and objectives.
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Mini-Social Media Boot Camp + BONUS: Social Media Tips & Best Practices (Registration Required)

This 3-hour combo presentation of the “Mini-Social Media Boot Camp”  and the  BONUS of "Social Media Tips & Best Practices" is co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will focus on helping you learn what social media is and how to use it effectively in your business.  We will also show you how to do more with social media in less time!
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15-Minute Meals!

Join us at Northwest One Library for a tasty seminar on quick cooking! Are you tired of whipping up the same meals week after week? ome join the Nutritionist from Giant Foods as we discuss how to create fast, cheap and easy balanced meals that take only 15 minutes! Recipes and tasting will be provided.

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