Educational Programs

Discover the Power of Twitter (Registration Required)

A fun and interactive way for you to learn how to use Twitter!  Twitter is an information network that brings people closer to what's important to them. Learn how to engage with the world around you, tweet-a-thon style!Register NowInstructor: R. FosterComputer Lab, Room 311

Getting Started with Constant Contact Email Marketing and EventSpot (Registration Required)

This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will present the tricks-of-the-trade and other relevant best practices, using Constant Contact's Email Marketing tools, including EventSpot.Register Now

Campaigns that Drive Action - Events and Registration (Registration Required)

This 2.5-hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will reveal that allotting ample time for the promotional activities that will drive your registrations as well as creating and providing an optimal online registration experience are the dynamic duo of running a successful event.Register Now

Drop-In Job Seekers Clinic

One-on-one assistance for creating and editing resumes, setting up email accounts, searching job databases, filling out online applications and more.First come, first served!The clinic is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Computer Crash Course

An open course designed to teach basic skills needed to use a computer. Sessions will cover introduction to computers, typing basics, using the Internet, setting up email, and more.Come with questions and feel free to bring your own computer!Class is from 3-4:45 p.m.

Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop

Bruce Sawtelle of Takoma Bicycle will talk about basic bike safety concerns, bicycle maintenance, how to fix a flat and things to take on rides. We’ll cover bike commuting and what to consider when purchasing a bike.Come with your questions and worries and get ready to jumpstart your biking lifestyle! 

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer Lab, Room 311Required 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:

"Managing your Mind . . . Strategies for a Happier, Healthier Life"

Workshop on mindfulness and strategies for better living, featuring

Domestic Violence Awareness

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in acknowledgement, the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library will provide a domestic violence prevention program that will include testimonies from domestic violence survivors and feature speakers addressing various aspects of domestic violence.

DC Reads: Ethiopian Cultural Celebration

Join Shepherd Park Library for an afternoon celebrating Ethiopian culture and community, inspired by 2014's DC Reads book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu. The event will feature performances by local musicians and information provided by community organizations. Experience music that is new or cherished and get to know the organizations that serve our community.