Educational Programs

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Getting to Know Garageband

In this one-hour course, we'll go over the basics for recording audio tracks, from podcasts to music, in Garageband. You can play, mix, and record your own songs easily with this software available on Apple computers. Each participant will be able to use one of our Macs in the Studio Lab to to learn the basics of recording in Garageband in just a few clicks. This course is open to 6 registrants and will take place in the Studio Lab at MLK.

Self-Publishing I

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 I

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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Spanish Conversation Club

Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.
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Heroes of Cinema - Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Are you a film buff? Are you looking to nurture your budding love of film? Come join a monthly discussion of a film from DC Public Library's new and exciting online streaming resource: the Criterion Collection
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Haunted History and Ghost Hunt

Haunted History and Ghost Hunt, 4-9 p.m. Join us for a night of chill and thrills! Part One - History Presentation, 4-5 p.m. An overview of the history of the location/area/library. Please call for specific details. Part Two - Paranormal Investigation (Ghost Hunt), 5-9 p.m. We will be:
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Cancelled - Yoga 12/16/15

Join us for a series on the benefits of yoga for your overall physical and emotional well-being. This course will be taught by Jamie of Yoga Alliance. Bring your own yoga mat, or borrow one of ours.  

How to Start and Finance a Business

Interested in starting or financing your business? 

S.T.A.R: Sing, Talk and Read

S.T.A.R. is a program that assists parents and caregivers on what they can do to help their child be ready to read. This program is for parents, caregivers, librarians, teachers and anyone who is interested in helping children from newborn to 5 years old get ready to learn to read. The S.T.A.R. program uses six early literacy skills to lay a strong foundation for learning.

Breaking the Phalanx: Fighting Jim Crow in DC

Join us for a presentation by local historian C.R. Gibbs. "Breaking The Phalanx: Fighting Jim Crow in the Nation's Capital" - Seldom told or taught is the long, local struggle against codified,crystallized racial prejudice in the District of Columbia. Follow this epic account of a social and legal battle which reached a crescendo in the 1950s but still continues to this day.

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