November is National Novel Writing Month.
Whether you’re starting a novel or perfecting a poem, there are tools you need to get the job done.
Attend these sessions to learn strategies for overcoming writer’s block and effectively capturing your ideas on paper.
Come prepared to write.
Many Americans have never seen a will and far too many do not have one. Join Amy Gellatly of Neighborhood Legal Services Program for an engaging talk on the history of wills and how historical figures have used wills – sometimes in highly unexpected ways. Participants will also learn the legal requirements for a valid will in the District of Columbia, the information needed to prepare a will, what happens during a will execution and how to find free legal help to prepare a will.
Plans for the modernization of the central library are nearing completion.
-Come see the latest designs.
-Learn about the project timeline
-Hear about plans for library services during construction.
Learn more at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture.
Join us to discuss June's book club selection,Go Set a Watchmanby Harper Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. Following the meeting, join us for a stroll around the neighborhood with our NEW Walking Book Club. Bring the audio book on your device or simply join the other members for a stroll and casual discussion of that month's book selection.
Get free music and magazines with Zinio and Freegal
Did you know that your DC Public Library card gives you access to free music and magazines 24/7?
Stop by one of our Digital Downloads Drop-In Clinics during your lunch break on Tuesdays at Francis Gregory Library and learn how to download free music using Freegal and free magazines using Zinio!
Special Event for Jobseekers provided by Neighborhood Legal Services Program
Are you a job applicant with concerns about what employers might find when running a background check? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about your rights during the job search if you have a criminal record (either convictions or arrests) or problems with credit reports.
Learn how to develop an oral or written record of your family’s history. We’ll discuss easy conversation starters to inspire recollections, informal ways to store and record the information you collect, and best ways to share what you discover. We’ll also talk about The Memory Lab, DCPL’s newest resource for digitizing your materials. This workshop will take place on April 13, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
Come ready to share a few of your own personal stories!
Do you think it’s impossible to afford college these days?
Think it’s too late in life to go back to school?
Need help with tuition costs?
Then this is the workshop for you!
Join our partners from the Reach4 Success- College Information Center as they provide tips, resources, and a variety of other information to help you afford college.When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.