Adults

People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply in Community

You don't have to love reading to enjoy a great story. People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to the DC Public Library in partnership with the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.  The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this eight-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!

First Thursday Evening Poetry Readings

Please join us for our continuing poetry series - First Thursday Evening Poetry Reading at the Georgetown branch of the DC Public Library, hosted by Herb Guggenheim.  Two featured poets will read from their original works. Open mic follows.   For more information, please call 202-727-0232  
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Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to jobseekers? Join us on September 12 at 7:00 p.m. for a special program showcasing Job & Career Accelerator, a featured online resource for jobseekers through LearningExpress Library.
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Coffee & Conversation

Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.   Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee.  Through this exchange of ideas, Coffee & Conversation promotes the library as a place to meet your neighbors and focuses on what people have in common rather than their differences.  Please join us!
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Superfoods Workshop with Deborah Chin

Learn more about the benefits of superfoods with a Certified Holistic Health Coach. Deborah Chin of Natural Vibrations will lead this free, one-time workshop for adults. 
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UNCENSORED: Taboo Trivia

Calling all trivia buffs and fans of freedom! Come play a game of trivia with questions about the books, films, and art that broke the rules. Bring your friends and make new ones, win prizes, and have fun! This program is designed with adults of all abilities in mind. Event will be held in room A-10 in the A-Level floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. To request accommodations, call 202-727-2142, email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov, or videophone 202-559-5368.
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Adult Coloring

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov
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Adult Coloring

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov
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Woodridge Anime: October/November Schedule

Join Woodridge Anime on the above date for manga chat and episode viewings throughout Fall 2016. Come for snacks, then hangout with like-minded Otaku to view popular series! 

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