Meditation: Balance Your Life

Please join the Lamond-Riggs Group Meditation Sessions from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday nights. The group meets once every two weeks starting August 11, 2016. Questions? Please contact librarian Liane Rosenblatt at 202-541-6255.

Destruction Derby

Do you have broken electronics that you want to repair or disassemble? This is a drop-in workshop where you can bring in your broken or discarded electronic devices to either repair them or to destroy them! Kids (6 and older) and teens welcome. Learn about electronics and DIY repair. Please note that you must have completed your Fab Lab orientation to attend this program. Sign up for orientation and other classes here.
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Children's Clothing Swap

Parents, get rid of your children’s gently used clothing items and get new-to-you ones in exchange. Clean out your closets and get more clothes for the school year!   Drop off clean items to Faith Kelley ahead of time or bring them with you the day of the swap. For every item you bring you can take one in exchange. Leftover items will be donated to Goodwill. Email Faith with any questions at  
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Learn to use Goodreads

Do you ever wish you had a way to keep track of all the books you read (besides good ol' pen and paper)? Would you like personalized recommendations to find your next favorite book? Would you like to be able to share what you've read with friends and discover new books based on what they've read? Goodreads might be for you! In this hour-long class, participants will learn the basics of how to get started using Goodreads, how to add and organize books using Goodreads, how to find book recommendations and friends, and more! 

Genealogy Drop-in Clinic

Stop by the library and learn about DC Public Library’s genealogy databases including Heritage Quest. Available from any computer with your library card, this database contains multiple tools for learning about your family history. Join a librarian from the Southeast Branch Library to learn about HQ’s features and strategizing your genealogy journey!  
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Maker's Social Club: Superhero Day!

Join us in the Fab Lab for a new edition of Maker's Social Club.  This month, the Maker's Social Club will be celebrating Heroes Day!  Bring out your inner superhero and create a piece using the design software Tinkercad and our 3-D printers. 
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OverDrive Basics

Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks, audiobooks and videos from the OverDrive app and desktop. Preferably, download the OverDrive app beforehand if you are not accessing OverDrive on a desktop computer.  Bring your fully charged device with you.  Dream Lab, Room 107
Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Queer Book Club August

Join us for the next Queer Book Club at Shaw Neighborhood Library!  For August we are reading Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera. 
Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga with Diana

Please join us for evening Hatha Yoga with Diana Abdul. She is certified as an RYS 200 Hatha Yoga instructor. Hatha Yoga is a form of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat.  Participants must sign waiver. No registration required.      
She Weeps Each Time You're Born

Capitol Hill Reads - She Weeps Each Time You're Born by Quan Barry

August's book is a piece of fiction set in modern Vietnam. Quan Barry’s luminous fiction debut brings us the tumultuous history of modern Vietnam as experienced by a young girl born under mysterious circumstances a few years before the country’s reunification, a child gifted with the otherworldly ability to hear the voices of the dead. We will meet at Northeast Branch Library at 330 7th St. SE.  Find out more at