Educational Programs

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Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Join us on Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. in the Large Meeting Room for bilingual information sessions on the U.S. citizenship process, presented by Carecen.

Conoce Sus Derechos en el Trabajo | Free Legal Info

Conoce sus derechos en el trabajo! Aunque este buscando un trabajo o tiene uno, asuntos legales pueden surgir en el lugar de empleo y es importante conocer sus derechos. Esta presentación en Español cubrirá leyes que protegen los trabajadores antes de ser contratados, durante su empleo, y después de concluir su trabajo.
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Free English Conversation Classes

The Washington English Center, in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, and Guy Mason Recreation Center, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.Mondays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at  The Georgetown Neighborhood Library
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Wills Workshop for Seniors

Most Americans do not have a will, despite the fact that this is the most economical and efficient way to make sure that your possessions go to the family members and friends of your choice. NLSP will be holding a workshop on important considerations for preparing a will and other important advance planning documents such as living wills, healthcare power of attorney and financial power of attorney documents. Participants will also learn more about the free legal help available to low-income District residents for preparing these important documents.
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Digital Drop-in

**Please join us at our new time!** Have an Overdrive issue with your smartphone, laptop, or e-reader? Come to the library and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be available to answer questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
Art from Star Wars: Episode VII-the Force Awakens.

May the Fourth Be With You - A Star Wars Celebration

The Palisades Neighborhood Library invites you to celebrate May the Fourth with all things Star Wars. ​Dressing up as your favorite Star Wars character is highly encouraged!  4:00-5:00 p.m.:  Make Star Wars themed crafts, decorate an edible Wookie Cookie, and test your lightsaber skills on our piñata. 5:00-7:15 p.m.: Settle in for a showing of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.  May the fourth be with you! All ages welcome.

Book Hill Talks: French Garden Spirit

Art Historian Vanessa Badre will stop by the Meeting Room to discuss her research on French gardens.  

Early Stages!

Do you have questions about your child's development? Do you want to give your child a healthy and strong start to school? Join us for an exciting & FREE parent workshop with Early Stages! Come meet the Early Stages Child Find Program Coordinator, Jamekaa Flowers for a wonderful workshop on Early Childhood Development, FREE Developmental Screenings and how you can help your child soar! Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Louder Than A Library: Community Open Mic

April is National Poetry Month. Louder Than A Library is a DC Public Library Poetry series that brings spoken word to your local library. Bellevue Library will host a community open mic on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The event starts at 3 p.m. and is open to the public. Come early if you would like to get on the open mic sign up list to perform. Share your original work, your favorite O.P.P. (other people’s poetry), or just come hear from the amazing poets in our community!  

D.I.Y. Indoor Gardening: Kokedama Plants

Join us as we create kokedama ("moss ball") plants for this D.I.Y. indoor gardening project. A variation of Japanese bonsai, kokedama is a small plant bound in a ball of clay-like soil and moss. The plant can then be suspended from string to incorporate into a hanging garden or simply placed in a decorative dish.