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Saturday, May 6, 2017

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Women's Leadership Circle

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
The Women's Leadership Circle is presented by the Mercedes Parra Foundation and DG Speaks. This program promotes sisterhood and fosters leadership through educational and social interactions. Our aim is to empower women through an immersive exploration of self-awareness and transformative leadership. This program welcomes women from all walks of life who want to change the trajectory of their lives and careers.
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Saturday Book Sales

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.m.
Come by the library every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.   All ages
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Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required, and the class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Funk Parade

'InterGalactic InterGeneration Station' at the Funk Parade

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Join your local library at the Funk Parade this year, with the InterGalactic InterGeneration Station at Harrison Recreation Center (1330 V St. NW). We'll be exploring the world of percussion with live performances, build-your-own drum workshops, costume creation stations and more, all in the theme of this year's event: Future Funk!
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Looking Back: Memoir Writing Workshop for Older Adults

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to share your story with others? As part of the Age-Friendly DC initiative, writing enthusiast Maura Policelli will lead a memoir writing workshop for older adults. All levels of experience are welcome! Registration is not required, but please bring a pen & notebook.
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Woodridge Anime Club: Spring 2017

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Spring 2017.  Come for snacks, then hangout with club members to view popular series available on Crunchyroll.com Nanbaka Saga of Tanya the Evil Digimon Adventure Tri

Monday, May 8, 2017

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Citizenship Prep

Southeast Library

(All day)
The library has many resources to help DC residents who are preparing to become citizens. Library staff are available to help you to: Take a practice citizenship test. Study for the civics or language exams. Practice your English with online resources. Learn more about the process of becoming a citizen.
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Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
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English Conversation Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
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Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
The popular hatha yoga classes continue on Monday mornings. Each class is 75 minutes long and registration is limited to 30 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your own yoga mat
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Yoga Mondays

Tenley-Friendship Library

10:30 a.m.
Embrace the warmer spring months with the help of a gentle yoga practice. Classes are free and 75 minutes long. Please bring your own yoga mat. Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis but limited to thirty (30) participants. The library will hand out thirty (30) FREE tickets starting at 10:15 a.m. A ticket is required to enter the class. One ticket per person.
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Excel I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics
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Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Road Home" (2 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Road Home directed by the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou. It tells the story of a man who returns home for his father's funeral.  There, he tells us the story of the love between his parents.  China, 1999, rated G, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  With English subtitles.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
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Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics. You will learn to:
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Everybody Yoga

West End Library

6 p.m.
Join us for an all-levels yoga class. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, everybody can benefit from an hour of practice. You may borrow a mat or bring your own. No registration required.
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Silent Reading Party

Southeast Library

6 p.m.
Looking for a little peace and quiet? There is a growing movement of quiet reading groups here in DC and around the country. Grab a book and a cup of tea and join us for some quiet reading time at the end of your day. Make the world a little quieter and a little bigger. We will meet monthly at Capital Teas at 718 8th St. SE. All are welcome. 
Road Home

Marvelous Movie Monday: "The Road Home" (6:30 p.m. Showing)

Chevy Chase Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a free movie showing of The Road Home directed by the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou. It tells the story of a man who returns home for his father's funeral. There, he tells us the story of the love between his parents.  China, 1999, rated G, 1 hour and 30 minutes.  With English subtitles.  
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TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
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Yoga with Tara

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join local instructor Tara for yoga on Monday nights at 7 p.m.  Please bring water and a mat, and wear comfortable clothing to this free class.  All experience levels are welcome.
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Short Fiction Writing Workshop with Author Ingrid Anders

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Give constructive feedback to fellow writers. Receive it too. Bring one (1) printed copy of your own flash fiction or an excerpt from a longer piece (limit: 1,000 words). At each session, we will randomly select (3) participants to receive critique. Ages 18+. Monthly registration required.
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Zumba

Southwest Library

7:30 p.m.
Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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May Gentle Yoga at Georgetown

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility.May class schedule: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Tuesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Tuesday Morning Crochet Circle

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
On Tuesdays, we crochet! Every second and fourth Tuesday of the Month from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  All levels are welcome.
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Ribbon Interface Basics in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will explore and navigate the common and unique features of the Ribbon Interface in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  Basic computer and mouse navigation skills. Your will learn to:
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May Yoga at Georgetown - New/Old Time!

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. May class schedule: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30.
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Manipulating Text in Word

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
In this one-hour training, you will execute multiple text selection techniques and apply various text formatting features and enhancements to selected text.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Tuesday Yoga

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Megan Mamula of Yoga District.  We meet in the sunny children's programming room.  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel.  Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please.