Educational Programs

Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Making the Case for Mobile Marketing (Registration Required)

How many of your customers and prospects are reading your messages on a mobile device?  And – what impact does that have on what you say, how you say it, Join us to learn the answers these questions and more, so that you can successfully market your business on mobile devices.Register Now  
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Campaigns that Drive Actions: Newsletters & Announcements (Registration Required)

This workshop is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a 2 hour workshop that will introduce Newsletters and Announcements as two marketing activities that can drive your business or organization towards its goals and objectives. Register Now
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Tenley Library LGBT Book and Film Festival

Join Tenley-Friendship Library every Thursday in June as we celebrate LGBT Pride with a fabulous book and film series. This week's film and book will explore the offbeat story of a gay female impersonator in his search for love and a committed relationship.Film:
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Tenley Library LGBT Book and Film Festival

Join Tenley-Friendship Library every Thursday in June as we celebrate LGBT Pride with a fabulous book and film series. This week's event will explore the controversial theme of Conversion Therapy.Film: Come watch a comedy film on a typical American girl cheerleader who is stunned when her parents decide she's gay and send her to a boot camp meant to alter her sexual orientation.
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'The Grand Old Ditch'

Talk on the past, present, and future of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal by Judith Welles, Canal Trust board member and local history author, including historic highlights and photographs.
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

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 311 Required 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: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Meditation Workshop With David Newcomb

We live in a fast paced world, filled with challenges and constant demands made on our precious time. Wouldn't it be nice if we could step back, take a little vacation from all the tension and find a place filled with joy, bliss and peace? When we learn how to meditate, we find such a place within our very selves. The practice of meditation contributes to a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It helps people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Tech Lab with

Come to Southeast Library on Wednesday evenings to begin your coding and technological adventures. Using DC Public Library's tech learning database Lynda, you will discover a variety of expert-taught online courses that will further your skills with not only coding but digital photography, online media, Microsoft Office, graphic design, and much more.

History at Petworth

Do you want to learn more about history, but your short attention span gets in the way? Do you wish speakers would just get to the most interesting part and leave the rest out? Do you wish history lectures felt more like story telling?  Come to Petworth Library's history series! Hear fun speakers talk about some of their favorite historical events.    Becka Wall will be returning to talk about Teddy Roosevelt John Tong, Speakeasy DC alum, will be talking about the Communist Revolution in China and his family history  
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Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays.