Educational Programs

Spanish Conversation Circle

Spanish Conversation Circle

Charlamos? Do you know Spanish but hardly have the opportunity to speak it?  Do you want to maintain your command of the language and even expand it? We have a group for that. Introducing our new Spanish Conversation Circle where participants practice speaking an advanced to fluent level of Spanish, and snack.
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Digital Library on Your Tablet

Did you get a new tablet or smart phone for the holidays? Drop by the library to learn how to access the library's digital materials from your device. From ebooks to eaudiobooks, magazines to music, the library’s vast selection of virtual content is easy to use! Let us help you set up digital downloads on your device and learn how to use them. All ages and devices welcome.
My Schools DC

DC School Lottery: How does it work? What do I need to know?

Join us for an informational event on the DC School Lottery System.  A professional from My School DC will be coming to explain how the system works for kids going into all grades.  Parents can ask questions, learn about different area schools and how to best go about getting their child into the public or charter school of their choice. 
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Coding Clinic

Curious about coding? Want to learn some of the tools that programmers use to create websites and apps? Join us for a month of basic coding instruction using our Lynda database. Using instructional videos, we will take a tour of the basic concepts of coding and explore options for further learning.  All skill levels are welcome, but emphasis is on the basics. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops if possible.
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Digital Download Clinic at Hill Center

Join us on Thursdays at Hill Center for a series of sessions to discover the wealth of online content from the DC Public Library. Topics will range from downloadable books to digital historic photographs. Library staff will also provide basic assistance and instruction in use of ereaders and tablets.
Spanish Conversation circle

Spanish Conversation Circle

Charlamos? Do you know Spanish but hardly have the opportunity to speak it?  Do you want to maintain your command of the language and even expand it? We have a group for that. Introducing our new Spanish Conversation Circle where participants practice speaking an advanced to fluent level of Spanish, and snack.
Karl Racine

The State of U.S. Race Relations: Improved or Worsened?

On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech as a part of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The speech sought an end to racial injustice in America and called for an integrated society. In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come out to to hear an enlightening presentation by the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, Karl Racine, on the state of race relations in the United States.

Campaigns that Drive Action - Online Surveys (Registration Required)

This 2.5 hour workshop, co-sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., will reveal simple but effective best practices and considerations for building a survey that will allow your small business or non-profit to gather valuable insights from your customers & clients and, as a result, help you to move your business or organization forward.Register Now

Social Media 101 and 102 (Registration Required)

Thinking about marketing your business with social media - or perhaps you are already using social media, but want to take it to the next level? This 3-hour workshop, sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to be a fun, dynamic and informative session full of actionable insights, tips and techniques you can use immediately.Register Now

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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