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In the Smoke of the Sting

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
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Celebrate 75 Years of Golden Books

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join in conversation with authors Diane Muldrow and Leonard Marcus surrounded by the beautiful art of Golden Books artist Aurelius Battaglia.   Books will be available for purchase and signing. This program is for adults, but will take place in the Children's Room. We are grateful to the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities for supporting the art and recent restoration of the Battaglia murals.  
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Family Yoga!

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in the children's room for free, family yoga. In this program, you will: Stretch your body with gentle yoga movements. Move into new and familiar yoga positions. Learn about yoga and its health benefits. Relax with breathing exercises. Do yoga with Dexter!

Amazing Adaptations!

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4:00 pm

Meet different animal species and learn about the amazing physical and behavioral adaptations they use to find the food, water, and shelter they need to survive! This program is aimed at children ages 6-12.

Information Session for First-Time Home Buyers

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:00 pm

Tired of renting? Do you want to buy your own home? We can help!At this session, sponsored by nonprofit housing counseling program University Legal Services, find out:  How to qualify to buy a house About the HPAP program for first-time home buyers How to attend future information seminars Answers to any questions you have about the home-buying process

Uno Dos Tres Con Andres!

Friday, April 14, 2017, 11:00 am

Andres Salguero is 123 Andres, one of the most exciting voices in family music today. His new CD, Arriba Abajo, was recently awarded the Latin Grammy for Best Children's Album, as well as the Parents Choice Gold Award. His music is an interactive celebration of Latin culture for kids and families. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and aimed at kids of all ages!
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Monday, April 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

The Japan-America Society of Washington, DC packs a bit of Japan in a suitcase to share with children. The interactive activities aim to promote understanding of Japan and Japanese culture.  

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 6:30 pm

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.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:30 pm

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
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Zine Lab

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:30 pm

Zine Lab is a monthly workshop where you can do a variety of zine-related things, including: