Monthly Poetry Reading - Featured Poets and Open Mic

Please bring your own poems to read and join us as we listen to the featured poets read from their published works.Richard Peabody is a French toast addict and native Washingtonian. His latest books are Speed Enforced by Aircraft (Broadkill River Press) and Blue Suburban Skies (Mint Hill Books). He won the Beyond the Margins "Above & Beyond Award" for 2013. He has edited Gargoyle magazine since back before Elvis died.
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December Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Get one-on-one support with staff at the lower level information desk for basic activities in an online job search: Create an email account Start a resume Work on an online application Learn about the job seeking process Create a account Create and save a sample job search Find tips on all of the above at
Adams Memorial, Rock Creek Cemetery

Tagging History

Come learn about DigDC, DC Public Library's brand new collection of digitized historic photographs. The session will explore highlights of DC history contained in the collection as well as ways that participants can tag the photos themselves with useful information. Those who are interested in learning more about using interactive online photo collections are encouraged to attend.
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Yoga at Southwest Library

Looking to burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories? Come try yoga at Southwest Library! All ability levels welcome; mats provided on site.
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Jobseeker Legal Clinic

Consult with an attorney about your barriers to employment!
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Getting Your Novel Published: Discussion with author Jessica Spotswood

You've written (or are still writing) your novel--but what comes next? Author Jessica Spotswood will discuss the publishing process: revisions, finding an agent, and the ultimate goal: getting published!

Language Immersion in Urban Public Schools: Exploring the benefits and challenges

Join this panel discussion on language immersion education in the district in the Great Hall of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Speakers include: Mark Jones, President of DC State Board of Education, Marty Abbott, Executive Director at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, as well as administrators and teachers from local bilingual schools and education nonprofits. WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza will moderate.

Clerc-Gallaudet Week: Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts

Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts: visual art poetry prose theater music ASL and voice interpreters will be present in the Great Hall. For more information, contact: Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian Center for Accessibility (202) 559-5368 voice or video
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Seasonal Shakespeare: A Group Reading of 'Twelfth Night'

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a reading of the first three acts of the romantic comedy Twelfth Night -- the title of which refers to traditional ongoing Christmas festivities.
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Yoga at Georgetown

Take an Om Break at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library for a variety of yoga classes taught by teachers from Yoga Activist. The Georgetown Neighborhood Library is registering RSVPs for all November classes.