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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

My School DC Application Clinic

Deanwood Library

3:30 p.m.
Parents and caregivers, join representatives from My School DC at the Deanwood Library on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 to receive assistance in filling your common lottery application for the 2017-18 school year. If you have a child entering grades PK3-12, My School DC can give you all the information you need to help you make the best school choice for your family.
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Book Hill Talks - France Alive: A History Told Through Great Works of Art

Georgetown Library

7 p.m.
Lecture N° 3 19th Century. Paintings Part One: Realism: Representing the Real World, in Fragments or Totality.  Guest Speaker - Vanessa Badré'  
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T'ai Chi with Susan Lowell

Tenley-Friendship Library

7:30 p.m.
Join Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art, which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Experience a gentle, traditional movement system which emphasizes softness and stability, comfort and awareness as a path to improved health, and find out why it is celebrated by NIH, the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Capitol View Library

4:45 p.m.
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.
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My School DC Application Clinic

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6:30 p.m.
Parents and caregivers, join representatives from My School DC at the Benning Library on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 to receive assistance in filling your common lottery application for the 2017-18 school year. If you have a child entering grades PK3-12, My School DC can give you all the information you need to help you make the best school choice for your family.
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EBM III: The Book Cover

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
The class will introduce you to the requirements for preparing the book cover in Photoshop for Espresso Book Machine publishing. Register at bit.ly/labsclasses. Learn more about the Espresso Book Machine.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

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ESL Conversation Circle

Tenley-Friendship Library

10 a.m.
Practice your conversational skills with the help of volunteers from the Washington English Center. Please note that the Conversational Circle is designed for people who already have some knowledge of spoken English. Each session is ninety minutes long and is seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card.
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DIY Clothing Repair Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Want to mend your old clothes, but don't know how? Bring your (clean) clothes to our workshop and learn basic patching and mending skills. Sewing machines, needles, and thread provided. Space is limited, so sign up here: bit.ly/labsclasses
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Library Tango Practica

Southwest Library

2:30 p.m.
Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. Classes held at the Southwest Neighborhood Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month. All levels welcome.

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card.

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Learn English - English Conversation Classes

English Conversation Group at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, DC

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

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Ban the Box Workshop: Know your rights while applying for jobs

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Do you ever have questions about some of the information that you are asked to fill in on some job applications?  Join us at this free workshop hosted by the Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C. and find out what your rights are when applying for jobs. 
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Capitol View Library

4:45 p.m.
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.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.  

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Learn English - English Conversation Classes

English Conversation Group at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, DC

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
The Washington English Center in partnership with the DC Public Library, Georgetown branch, will offer free English Conversation Classes to adults by qualified and trained volunteer teachers from WEC.

Studio Lab Orientation

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
This is the required first step towards getting access to the Studio Lab at MLK Library. Participants must have a DC Public Library library card. 

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Capitol View Library

4:45 p.m.
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.
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iMovie Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
In this hands-on class, we'll go over the basics of using iMovie to edit video. Please register on bit.ly/labsclasses.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Chinese New Year

Introduction to Chinese New Year

Georgetown Library

1 p.m.
Chinese New Year is on January 28 and 2017 will be the year of the Rooster. The ​Georgetown Neighborhood Library is excited to have Mindy Wang from the Washington School of Chinese Language and Culture come and give an introduction to Chinese New Year traditions.  The presentation is on Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. Send any questions to kingta.tsui@dc.gov
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Digital Marketing Trends (Registration Required)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
Digital Marketing Trends is a 2.5 hour presentation, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will present marketing trends to which small businesses need to pay attention. Register Now Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

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OverDrive Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive using the OverDive app. Bring your device with you. Registration is not required.  Adults, Rm. 107, Dream Lab 
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Francis A. Gregory Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

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Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to job seekers?
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Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to job seekers?
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Capitol View Library

4:45 p.m.
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.

ESL English Conversation Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.  

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Capitol View Library

4:45 p.m.
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.
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C.R. Gibbs Presents Crossing the Rubicon

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
In honor of Black History Month, internationally noted lecturer, author and historian C.R. Gibbs will present “Crossing the Rubicon,” a lecture in which he discusses the battle for Black public education in Washington, D.C.  
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EBM I: Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
The class will introduce you to the Espresso Book Machine and the requirements for printing a manuscript on the Espresso Book Machine at the D.C. Public Library. Register at bit.ly/labsclasses. Learn more about the Espresso Book Machine.