Educational Programs

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Continuing Education Club

Do you enjoy learning in a relaxed group environment?   Come to the Continuing Education Club where we’ll support each other through free online professor-led courses, accessible with your DC Public Library card.  
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6th Annual Moving Forward Together Secondary Transition Community Forum

This two day event will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014.
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6th Annual Moving Forward Together Secondary Transition Community Fair

All D.C. schools - DCPS, Charter, & Non-publics - serving D.C. students with IEPs, 504 Plans, and disabilities are invited to bring their students to this two-day event to prepare for the future and prepare for a successful transition into employment, post-secondary education, and independence. Activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday include: Performing arts session with music and dance Explore artistic and creative ways to express your unique strengths, needs and goals Interactive scavenger hunt with exhibitors
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Future of Family Biking: a Town Hall with WABA

Join WABA in kicking off a new initiative to get more families biking together. If your family already bikes, please come out to this townhall program and provide valuable input and support!   All ages.
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Lets Talk Photography!

Meet at the West End Interim Library for a seminar on Photographing Architecture and Architectural Details. After the talk, join the group for a two-hour photo walk and have fun taking photos of the architecture and architectural details. The seminar is from 10 a.m. to noon and the photo walk will be from noon until 2 p.m. Come for one or come for both!
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Write Night

The Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop is hosting Write Night at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library!
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Friendship Hospital for Animals Client Education Series - Pet Nutrition 101

Dr. Ashley Gallagher will discuss the most important guidelines for feeding your pet a healthy diet. She will cover topics ranging from managing your pet's weight to picking foods appropriate to your dog's or cat's specific needs. Join us for a presentation about the best (and worst) things you can put on your pet's plate. Talk will be in the Large Conference Room and it is free and open to the human public - no pets please!
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Pregnancy and Family Responsibilities

Are you a jobseeker with questions about pregnancy and family responsibilities?  Do you believe that your pregnancy or family responsibilities are preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, special guests from First Shift Justice Project will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (2-3:15 p.m.) presentation on how pregnancy and child care duties may affect your employment prospects.
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Custody and Child Support

Are you a jobseeker with questions about custody and child support?  Do you believe that your custody and child support issues are preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorneys will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (6:30-7:45 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with custody and child support issues, as it relates to their employment.
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Criminal Records and Credit Reports

Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records and credit reports?  Do you believe that your criminal record or credit report is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorneys will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (2-3:15 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with criminal records and credit reports.

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