Educational Programs

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Frederick Douglass Birthday Celebration

Come to the Anacostia Neighborhood Library to celebrate the birthday of Frederick Douglass! The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site will be partnering with the library to offer a program on the occasion of the great Mr. Douglass's 198th birthday. The event will begin with a story time program for children, which will be followed by a presentation about the new historic site honoring Harriet Tubman. The event will conclude with a look at the many visitors to Frederick Douglass's home of Cedar Hill, and will explore some of the stories that were told about Douglass's home.
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Seminar on Matter, Consciousness, and Trauma

Recent gains to the understanding of matter, consciousness, and trauma are nothing short of astounding. William Marks, Ph.D. and Jeanine Hull will discuss trends and developments in the field of neuroscience over the course of five talks. Dr. Marks was a neuroscientist at Johns Hopkins University and at NIH's Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Ms. Hull, an attorney, researches trauma and conflict.  This discussion series is free. 
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Learn to Play Chess

It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
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The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia

In honor of Black History Month, historian and author C. R. Gibbs will present his lecture "The Underground Railroad in the District of Columbia."  You are cordially invited to learn about the trap doors and hiding places, the conductors and stations of the "Liberty Line" which passed through Washington, DC. 
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Social Media Awareness Class

New to social media? Unsure of what you should and should not post on your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram? This class is for you! Join us and learn how much of your personal information you should share on social media.  We will go over best safety practices when using social media, social media guidelines, and discuss any issues you're having with your private account(s). 
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3D Printing in Medicine: What Is It All About?

In this lecture-style class, we’ll discuss the current technological advancements in 3-D printing and how they’re being applied to different fields in medicine including prosthetics and bioprinting. At the end of the class, students will have a better understanding about how 3-D printing applies to the real world and what lies ahead!

Small Business Development Workshop

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Small Business Development Workshop

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Small Business Development Workshop

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Small Business Development Workshop

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

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