Educational Programs

NSO In Your Neighborhood

NSO In Your Neighborhood: Promoting the Orchestra in the 21st Century

NSO musician Jennifer Mondie (viola) joins a panel of local arts professionals to discuss creative techniques, setbacks and success stories on Promoting the Orchestra in the 21st Century. Panelists include: Jennifer Mondie (NSO Violist and Orchestra Committee Chair)  Gregory Hughes (Social Media Manager, Kennedy Center)  Victoria Gau (Conductor and Artistic Director, Capital City Symphony) Michael Bracy (Co-Founder, Future of Music Coalition)
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An Afternoon of Social Media (Registration Required) - Canceled

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
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Post-Holiday E-Reader Rescue

Is your Christmas present a source of woe? If you need help with your new e-reader device or just want to learn how you can check out digital library books, stop by our clinic. We will offer individual help with Overdrive, Kindles, iPads, and so on.
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Post-Holiday E-Reader Rescue

Is your Christmas present a source of woe? If you need help with your new e-reader device or just want to learn how you can check out digital library books, stop by our clinic. We will offer individual help with Overdrive, Kindles, iPads, and so on.
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Home Buying 101 Workshop

Registration for this workshop is full. Register for the next Home Buying 101 Workshop by emailing PetworthLibrary@dc.gov
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West End Fiction Book Club

The West End Fiction book Club will meet to discuss The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes--"a novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single sitting, with stunning psychological and emotional depth and sophisticati
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DC Music Salon - 'Danny Gatton'

The “best guitarist you never heard,” “the master of the Telecaster”, “The Humbler” revered by Clapton, Harrison, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle Gatton was DC's own. “More than 20 years after his death, he is admired by titans of guitar and idolized by players everywhere. Danny's music created a world where anything was possible and everything worked, erasing the lines between rock, jazz, blues, rockabilly, country, soul—and anything else. Seeing him play instantly changed you for the better.” Director of Gatton documentary film Bryan Reichhardt and guests will show his work in progress.
Women of Color in STEM

Black Girls Code D.C.: Women of Color in STEM

This educational experience for girls between the ages of 7 and 17 and their parents/guardians will expose young minds to a panel of women working in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) to discuss the significant gender gap in these fields in the United States.9:30 a.m. Registration/check-in10 a.m. Welcome with keynote speaker Dr. Njema Frazier, Physicist at U.S. Department of Energy10:30 a.m. Career Panel with:
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Brain Games, Chat & Chew

With many older Americans living with dementia, people are talking about prevention and "neuroplasticity." Petworth Library's "Train Your Brain Games" incorporates enjoyable puzzles, games and mental exercises to help prolong healthy functioning, learning, memory, creativity and flexibility in thinking.
The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense by Suzette Elgin

Soft Answer Verbal T'ai Chi

Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

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