Educational Programs

Self-Publishing 202

Come receive instruction about how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  202 covers section breaks, table of contents, headers/footers, page numbering, and saving your work.

Self-Publishing 201

Come receive instruction about how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  201 covers online resources as well as page layout adjustment, paragraph styles, and page breaks.

Self-Publishing 101

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press, and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Self-Publishing 101

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press, and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
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Volunteer Expo

This summer, the DC Public Library is exploring the idea that every hero has a story. Come to our volunteer expo featuring 30+ local organizations and find a new way to be a hero in your community! Organizations will have information about different levels of volunteer work plus opportunities for teens to fulfill community service hours.  The volunteer expo will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Great Hall. The branch is accessible by all Metro lines and several bus lines. 
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.

Job Seeker Skills Workshop

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets. His expertise includes: career management and transitions, executive development and coaching, executive searches, and human resources development.  
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Job Seekers Skills Workshops

Joe Ryan is the managing principal of CareerMentor.us. He has extensive experience in the private, not-for-profit, and public sector markets.
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Interviewing for Storytelling

Come learn the basics of interviewing for media! Whether you're collecting oral histories, making a documentary, or interviewing people for a podcast, you need to get people to talk to you. In this class, you will learn about and practice techniques and questions. If you are interested in learning the technical aspects of conducting and recording interviews, you must bring your own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class.

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