Adults

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1 hour proctored session. Earn your NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment (NDLA) Certificate in one or more of the following areas of basic digital literacy:  Computer Basics Internet
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:00 pm

A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month.
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Home Buying 101 Workshop

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 am

Space is limited. Please reserve your space by e-mailing Lisa.Warwick@dc.gov.  In one day of training, learn the entire home buying process from start to finish, and how to stay on track as a responsible homeowner. This program will last from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a 30 minute lunch break.  You will learn about: Different types of loans

Change of Location: C.R. Gibbs Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education"

The Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m., lecture by C. R. Gibbs has been moved to the Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library.
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DC SWAN DAY - Support Women Artists Now

Guillotine Theatre and WomenArts in partnership with the Georgetown Branch of the DC Public Library celebrate 10th DC SWAN DAY (Support Woman Artists Now). Local poets  - Poets on the Fringe - will read from their original works.   For more DC SWAN DAY 2017 events, please check:Women's Art - http://www.womenarts.org/ Guillotine Theater - http://www.georgetowntheatre.org/
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Yoga with Tara

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join local instructor Tara for yoga on Monday nights at 7 p.m.  Please bring water and a mat, and wear comfortable clothing to this free class.  All experience levels are welcome.
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Adult Learning Lab

Monday, March 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
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Adult Learning Lab

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10:00 am

Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Tuesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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OverDrive Basics

Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Eager to listen to your favorite book? Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app. Bring your device with you. Registration required. See the librarian at the Adult Reference Desk on the 1st floor to sign up. Class is limited to 20 participants.  
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Page Turner Thursdays

Page Turners Thursdays meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library of DC Public Library. We make copies of the books we read available at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, so there is no need to purchase titles. Anyone who likes to read literary fiction and the occasional non-fiction title is welcome, as are suggestions for upcoming titles.

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