Educational Programs

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FTC Online Security Talk

With the news of the recent Yahoo account hacks, it's more important than ever to learn how to protect yourself online.  On October 6 at 3 p.m.,  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Computer Education Specialist Cristina Miranda will speak about computer security and how to stay safe on the Internet at the Chevy Chase DC Library. 
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Book Hill Talks: FRANCE ALIVE: A HISTORY TOLD THROUGH GREAT WORKS OF ART

Join us as art historian Vanessa Badré presents her series of French garden talks:FRANCE ALIVE: A HISTORY TOLD THROUGH GREAT WORKS OF ART: Art in politics and religion: The meanings behind 17th French classicism    
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Book Hill Talks: Topics in French Garden Design with Vanessa Badre

Join art historian Vanessa Badre, as she leads a discussion on the history of French garden design, beginning at 7 p.m. 

Mt. Pleasant "Riots" Edit-a-thon

The Know Your Neighborhood program series returns to Mt. Pleasant! As a part of Hispanic Heritage Month and in observance of the 25th anniversary of the "riots" in Mt. Pleasant, we will spend the evening updating the Wikipedia page related to the riot.  
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Preserving the Records of DC’s LGBT Communities

Join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., the Rainbow History Project, D.C. Public Library, GW Libraries, and Stonewall@NARA for an afternoon discussion of the personal papers, institutional records, protest posters, and other historic collections available at local repositories relating to the LGBT communities of Washington, D.C.

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Social Media Protection

Social Network Safety & Security

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: Curtis P. and Amanda S. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Web I Basics, and Email Basics. You will learn: To locate and read a website's privacy policy
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Mobile Device Security

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how to use your mobile devices more securely.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: Amanda S.and Curtis P.   Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Web I Basics, and Email Basics. You will learn: To engage your mobile device's internal security features The activities and sites to avoid security risks
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn to find and assess quality online health information. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Social Media 102: You're Social, Now What? (Registration Required)

Social Media 102: You're Social, Now What? is a 2.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will give you a closer look at the popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+, and how to decide which to use for your organization. Register Now

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