Educational Programs

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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.
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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!
Six O'Clock Scramble

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.
Signpost for direction in career planning and in lifePerson in a state of reedom and releaseHead shot of Blair Goins, education and career coach

My Dream Career

Two-and-one-half-hour workshop on the first steps in identifying the career and life path that is an expression of your true passions and unique genius, led by Blair Goins, education and career coach.
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Marijuana Decriminalization

As of Feb. 26, 2015, the possession of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia - but only under certain circumstances. Kaitlyn Boeckler, Policy Associate at the Drug Policy Alliance, will talk about the details of marijuana decriminalization in the District of Columbia. This talk will take place in the lower level meeting room and will last about an hour.
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Frida Kahlo: On the Borderline between Mexico and the United States

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, please join us for a lecture by Abigail McEwen, Assistant Professor of Art History and Archaeology at University of Maryland, College Park.
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Educational Resource Night

Join us for an evening of information on: research and database demonstrations Homework Help DCPS resources adult education ESL resources school funding resources activity sheets freebies and more Participants may enter a free drawing for school supplies.

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