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Focus Group: Customers Without Homes

Are you currently experiencing homelessness, or are concerned about those who are? Have your voice heard! DC Public Library is interested in your opinion and ideas about what services the Library may be able to provide to customers without homes.  All are welcome to join us for coffee and conversation. The meeting will be held in Conference Room 2 on the second floor.    
Photo of Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial

Inspiring the Me I Want to Be: Marian Anderson

Teaching artist Tom Minter and DC Public Librarians will lead an interactive program for all ages about Marian Anderson, a renowned African American singer who overcame discrimination to be trained and perform in noted venues such as the Metropolitan Opera House. The audience will have many opportunities to sing along and participate.
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Deanwood Bookclub

Want to read new books, and make new freinds? Want to join a premier club without velvet roped hype? Stop by and join the Deanwood Bookclub the second Tuesday of each month. Read on!
Mapping Segregation

Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.

Please join us in the Great Hall of the MLK Library for Mapping Segregation in Washington, D.C.: Focusing on historic housing segregation in the Northwest D.C. neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Park View, and Pleasant Plains.
Workplace Communication

Workplace Communication

Join Femex for an interactive session covering communication, Interpersonal interactions, diversity, career advancement and more. Participants will be guided through a series of activities, where they will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and to discuss what it means to have a safe and inclusive work environment.

Zumba Class

Ditch the workout and join the party!  Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system. This class will be led by Library Associate and licensed Zumba instructor Christine. No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.

Testy Test Test

Testy Test
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Library Lovers Unite!

On Friday, February 20 at 3 p.m., Mature & Motivated presents... "Library Lovers Unite!"  This program is planned in observance of Library Lovers Day, which functions as a wonderful opportunity to communicate and enjoy the value of libraries to others including administrators, politicians and lawmakers whose decision-making affects the state and fate of our libraries. 
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Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.