Educational Programs

Spring into Good Health: A MedlinePlus Tutorial

Looking for reliable information on health and wellness? Join us for this hands-on tutorial on MedlinePlus, a National Institute of Health's (NIH) website full of information about medical conditions and procedures, prescription and over-the-counter medications, healthy lifestyle choices and more.
Family History

Genealogy at Your Fingertips: Database Workshop

Want to discover your family history? Come learn how to access the Historic Washington Post, Historic Baltimore Afro-American and Heritage Quest, a genealogical site. All of these are accessible through and, if you have a library card, you can access them anywhere. Gain knowledgeable tips on how to save your work, email your discoveries to family and create a personal account to maintain your records. Instructors: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well
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Set up an Etsy Account

Get help setting up an Etsy sellers account! We will go over the basics of running an Etsy shop. Computer proficiency and an e-mail account is required to participate in this class. Laptops will be provided. We will meet in the lower level conference room for about an hour. 
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Meditation: A Tool to Balance Your life

Join us for a two-part series on the inner peace/joy of Jyoti meditation. Learn to to reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life and improve physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.  Led by David Newcomb, spiritual practitioner and teacher.

CANCELLED: Meditation Class (New Dates)

**SEPTEMBER 24TH CLASS IS CANCELLED** **New dates will be Thursday, October 1, Wednesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 14 @ 6:30 PM.**

Adult Nutrition Class: Healthy Ideas for Managing Your Diabetes

Learn practical and delicious ways to manage your diabetes, including how to plan meals and snacks to manage blood sugar and feel great. This one-hour class will be led by Roxana Ehsani, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food, and will be held in our activity room on the second floor. 
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Adult Nutrition Class: 10 Tips to a Healthier You

Whether you are concerned about your weight, diabetes or just living a healthier lifestyle, this class will help you identify simple and gradual changes you can make that add up to major improvements. Learn tips to improve your diet, overall health and boost your energy levels.  This class will be led by Roxana Ehsani, registered dietitian and in-store nutritionist for Giant Food. The class will be held in our activity room on the second floor and will be approximately one hour long. 

¡DC Cooks Ahorita!

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a cooking demonstration featuring local cook, author and storytellerJonathan Bardzik
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First-Time Homebuyer's Credit Seminar

Tired of renting? Want to buy your own home? Don't know how to get approved for credit? We can help!  University Legal Services is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development. The session will be presented in English and in Spanish. Basic information sessions for first-time home buyers are also given monthly.
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One-on-One Computer Help

Having trouble with email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Trying and failing to download library eBooks? Get help for your technology troubles! We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media Microsoft Office 2013 Tablets Downloading eBooks & eAudiobooks Jobseeking activities