PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Thursday computer classes at Southwest Library

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend the Thursday computer classes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southwest Library.  Each week, a different computer related subject is presented.  November classes include Microsoft Excel (Nov. 3) and Microsoft Powerpoint (Nov. 17).  Please note that classes are not scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10 or Thursday, Nov. 24. 
Woman typing on typewriter

Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to or call 202-645-1187.   
Regional Office Is Under Attack

Capitol Hill Reads - The Regional Office is Under Attack

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:30 pm

In a world beset by amassing forces of darkness, one organization--the Regional Office--and its coterie of super-powered female assassins protects the globe from annihilation. November's title is The Regional Office is Under Attack - a humorous piece of speculative fiction. Come join the fun!

Shake Your Soul Yoga Workshop

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 1:30 pm

Get ready to shake your body and soul! Come by the Southwest Library for a special yoga workshop with Hannah Baumgardner of WithLove DC. All levels are welcome at this free class, and no registration is required. Mats and props provided by Friends of the Southwest Library.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:30 pm

Please join us for yoga at the Southwest Library! Jen DeMayo of Yoga District will be leading a class for practitioners of all levels. The class is free and no registration is required. Mats and props are provided by the Friends of the Southwest Library.

Adult Book Club

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us in celebration of Black History Month with special selections for February's Adult Book Club on Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m.
adult coloring pattern

Color that Stress Away!

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 7:00 pm

Are you looking for a way to relax?  Have you wondered about the hot trend of adult coloring?  Are you looking for something to do with your teens?  Palisades Library will be having an adult/teen coloring program on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m.  Use our supplies or bring your own. If you have suitable relaxing music, please bring it.  Come join us!
Tender is the Night

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 1:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.  We will be discussing Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, at Palisades Library, on Tuesday, November 1, at 1 pm.  Please join us!

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 12:00 pm

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.

Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to jobseekers?