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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The May selection of the Chevy Chase Library's Book Club is Heartburn by Nora Ephron. We will meet on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. Copies of the book are available on a display near the information desk at the branch or can be reserved through the online catalog.
Join intermediate Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for an hour of conversation in Spanish. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest. Únete hispanohablantes intermedios cada primer y tercer martes de cada mes para una hora de conversación en español . Cada sesión se centrará en un tema en particular.
Did you know you can download free music with your DC Public Library card? Have you ever attended a loud music show at a quiet library? Would you like to learn about Go-Go as a musical genre? We'll explore all of these possibilities at the "Future Funk Ready: DCPL Music Resources and Beyond" workshop, hosted by librarian, Margaret Gilmore. You'll learn how to navigate dclibrary.org to find resources pertaining to music, about DCPL's physical music collections, and what local music artifacts exist in the DCPL archives. Don't have a library card?
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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.
Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc@dcpl #brownbagdc is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
Ask a lawyer from Neighborhood Legal Services Program your questions about: Requirements for a will in D.C. Land in another state Gifts to minor children Providing for pets Charitable donations Power of Attorney and Living Wills Interstate succession Spousal inheritances
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.
Destress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop, Chopra Center Yoga Certified Teacher. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, or a few mats will be available for use. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver. This is a no-cost class for everyone!
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Come to the library to take your genealogy or personal archiving session to the next level using library resources and technology. Library staff are available to help with: Genealogy and family history research. House history research. Photo scanning. Online and social media sharing.
On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at 1 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Tenley-Friendship Library. Performers include internationally-known local musicians, Ralitza Patcheva, Vasily Popov and special guests.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.This program is Free and open to the public.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.
During this free 2-hour long, interactive and engaging workshop you can learn how to gain control of your finances by acquiring knowledge of your relationship with money, how to budget, how to properly utilize credit, be aware of your financial rights and set yourself up for success on how to save & invest for a better future. To register for this class please visit our partners at Capital Area Asset Builders.
They say writing is a solitary task. (That's true.) But sometimes you need the energy of a warrior and the inspiration of a teacher to continue, to overcome a block, to make it to the last sentence of your work. No matter what you're working on (fiction, non-fiction, poetry), join Rez (Library Associate with an MA in Creative Writing from Johns Hopkins University) for an evening of writing, every Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. It takes one sentence a day to keep the writer's block away.
The Cleveland Park Mystery Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month (except December) at Teaism, 400 8th Street, NW, downstairs. [Archive/Navy Memorial Metro] For the monthly selection, check the Cleveland Park library web page, contact email@example.com, or call 202-282-3080.
Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the first Friday of each month. Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee. Through this exchange of ideas, Coffee & Conversation promotes the library as a place to meet your neighbors and focuses on what people have in common rather than their differences. Please join us!
Join us for Coffee and Conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is for adults. We’re looking forward to meeting you. Remember all library programs are free and open to public.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga. Everyone is welcome, beginners especially! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours (limited availability). A signed waiver form is required.
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.