Educational Programs

Cara Ellern

Making Our Gardens Resilient, Beautiful, and Good for the Potomac Watershed

Join LEED-certified landscape architect Carla Ellern for the 2016 Henry Mitchell Lecture.   Ellern, a RLA, ASLA, and LEED-certified landscape architect in Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection, helps homeowners, institutions, and design and construction professionals design and develop sustainable, environmentally responsible landscapes.  
Dorothy Height and others receiving honorary doctorates during commencement ceremonies at Harvard University.

Dorothy I. Height: Living With Purpose

Invited guests will lead a discussion about the life, leadership and legacy of Dorothy I. Height. The discussion is inspired by Ms. Height's book entitled Living with Purpose : An Activist's Guide to Listening, Learning and Leading.  
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Book Hill Talks: The Hands of Peace Book Signing

Local author Marione Ingram will be on hand to discuss her widely acclaimed book, The Hands of Peace, the story of her eyewitness accounts of Holocaust Germany and Jim Crow United States.   
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

An Afternoon of Social Media

Thinking about marketing your business with social media - or perhaps you are already using social media, but want to take it to the next level? This 3-hour workshop, sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to be a fun, dynamic and informative session full of actionable insights, tips and techniques you can use immediately.Register Now
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Back to Business: Grow Your List

How do you grow your list? Having an interested, qualified list of contacts with whom you can stay top of mind is vital to every business. In this 2.5-hour workshop, sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc., we will show you 60 easy ways to grow your contact list that you can start using today! You’ll leave with innovative ideas and savvy strategies.Register Now
Website Construction

How to Build a Website 1-2-3

In this 2-hour class, you will learn how to build a website by engaging three critical considerations:  choosing your domain name, choosing a web host, and choosing from among various methods for creating the content of your web page.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Atwater Computer Lab, Room 311
Social Media Protection

Social Networking Safety/Security

In this one hour and 15 minute class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: Curtis P. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Web I Basics, and Email Basics. You will learn: To locate and read a website's privacy policy
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn to find and assess quality online health information. 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.
coking demo

Book-it-to-Health: Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Join on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 for Book-it-to-Health! At past sessions, participants have enjoyed healthy snacks for children, pumpkin chili, ratatouille, bean and collard soup, kale salad, sweet potato salad, herb salad, chicken creole gumbo soup, and other healthy dishes. Participants learned how to read labels for nutritional content, compared alternatives to high fat and cooking with no or little salt, the impact of sugar and additives on health and discussed many other health concerns and issues related to diet.
Birmingham Jail Players

Birmingham Jail Players Present

You are cordially invited to a performance by the Birmingham Jail Players in celebration of Black History Month.  We will be presenting readings by African Americans from the District of Columbia.  Please join us at Bellevue Library on Tuesday, February 16, at 6:30 pm. The same program will be offered at Palisades Library on Monday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m.

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