Educational Programs

Do Not Call

SpotOn Grownups: Do Not Call Registry Sign-A-Thon

Monday, May 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Getting telemarketing calls just as you're sitting down to dinner? Reduce the number of unwanted sales calls you get by signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry. It’s free and we’ll show you how. The DC Public Library is committed to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older. SpotOn Grownups is a micro-learning weekly program designed to help our grownups with technology issues. Stop by the branch on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. for short one-on-one lessons.
Recursos Electrónicos en Línea

SpotOn Grownups: Recursos Electrónicos en Línea

Monday, May 15, 2017, 2:00 pm

La biblioteca ofrece recursos digitales en español. Pase por la biblioteca para que se entere sobre muchos de los servicios gratuitos que ofrecemos. Orientése acerca de nuestras clases de computadoras, grupos de conversación en inglés, cursos en línea y más.
Ebooks and Online Magazines

SpotOn Grownups: Ebooks and Online Magazines

Monday, May 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Trouble downloading books to your device?  Learn to access books and popular magazines online with Overdrive and Zinio Digital Magazines. Bring your devices for a one-on-one, no rush, orientation!  The DC Public Library is committed to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older. SpotOn Grownups is a micro-learning weekly program designed to help our grownups with technology issues. Stop by the branch on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. for short one-on-one lessons.
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SpotOn Grownups: Create Strong, Easy to Remember Passwords

Monday, May 1, 2017, 2:00 pm

Do you find it difficult to create random, unpredictable passwords? Let us show you how a set of dice can help create better and strong, yet easy to remember, secure passwords. The DC Public Library is committed to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older. SpotOn Grownups is a micro-learning weekly program designed to help our grownups with technology issues. Stop by the branch on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. for short one-on-one lessons.   
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Meditation for Total Wellness Workshop

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm

Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout the nation meditation has become a positive force for health and well being. Join us at the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library on Saturday, May 13, at 12pm in Meeting Room B for a workshop on Meditation for Total Wellness. Robin Ghertner, long time meditator, will lead this lively and engaging workshop.  There will even be a chance to practice this technique.
Yoga

May Yoga at Georgetown - New/Old Time!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 11:30 am

Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. May class schedule: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30.
ebook sitting on a pile of books

Navigating OverDrive

Have you heard about the cool new way to access books on the go? Or, do you know about it, but unsure of how it works? Either way, drop in between 11 and 11:30 a.m. for guidance on becoming a pro with OverDrive.  Must bring your library card with you. If you plan to bring your device, make sure it is fully charged. 
Typewriter

Screenwriting 101

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 7:00 pm

Want to make a million in Hollywood? Come learn the basics of screenwriting for TV and film at Screenwriting 101.This informative workshop will be led by Evan Balkan
Fort Davis Community in Southeast DC

Fort Davis Neighborhood Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)

Explore your neighborhood AND win Summer Reading prizes this July when you stop by the Francis A. Gregory Library to participate in the Fort Davis Neighborhood Photo Scavenger Hunt!
jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Neighborhood Legal Services Program Open House

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:00 am

You are invited to attend the Unlocking Employment Open House, sponsored by the Neighborhood Legal Services Group.  During this 2-hour event, learn how the NLSP team of lawyers can help you identify and address employment barriers and how to resolve them.  Short presentations, hard copy and online resources, and brief individual consultations will be available during the Open House hours.Seats are limited to 12 participants at a time and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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