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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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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.
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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.  

Monday, Feb. 6, 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, Feb. 7, 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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West End Knitting Circle

West End Library

5 p.m.
Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction, or just companionship? Join us for an hour at the West End Library. Please bring your own materials.

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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 9, 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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The Legacy of the Military Road School

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us as we honor Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the Military Road School, one of the District's first public schools for African American children.
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EBM II: The Book Block

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
The class will introduce you to the requirements for preparing the book block (book interior) on Microsoft Word for Espresso Book Machine publishing. Register at bit.ly/labsclasses. Learn more about the Espresso Book Machine.
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education: Black Teens in the Civil Rights Movement"

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.   This presentation will take place at the following libraries at 7 p.m: Feb 9, Thursday, Southeast Neighborhood Library

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

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Short Story Reading Group for Writers

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Facilitator: Author Ingrid Anders. At each meeting, we read a celebrated short story aloud and discuss the literary devices within. The selections include classic, contemporary, American, and international short stories. No preparation or commitment is required. We hone our craft through examination of the masters. Ages 18+

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

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C.R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Black Georgetown Remembered"

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

7 p.m.
C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. This presentation will begin at 7 p.m.