Educational Programs

People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply in Community

You don't have to love reading to enjoy a great story. People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to the DC Public Library in partnership with the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.  The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this eight-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!
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Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to jobseekers? Join us on September 12 at 7:00 p.m. for a special program showcasing Job & Career Accelerator, a featured online resource for jobseekers through LearningExpress Library.
CR GIBBS

Africa, Black America, the Caribbean, & World War II

Join us for a lecture given by historian and author C.R. Gibbs.
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DROP-IN CLINIC PC BASICS COMPUTER CLASS FOR BEGINNERS

Come and learn about the various components of a computer and their functions, software applications, and programmed documents.  
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Computer Privacy Basics: Password Protection

At this class learn the basics of creating better passwords and find out about what programs can help you better protect yourself online. Register on our classes page

Studio Lab Orientation

This is the required first step towards getting access to the Studio Lab at MLK Library. Participants must have a DC Public Library library card. Register on our classes page
Developing a Plot

Developing a Plot

David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of English, Georgetown University, continues with the next stage in novel writing - Developing a Plot. Plotting is a proven process for editing and revising stories ensuring that readers will be riveted to the final product.  The 5-part course will cover all aspects of this process. Starting Saturday September 10, 2016 2 pm Classes meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Content Marketing: What to Say and How To Say It (Registration Required)

Content Marketing: What to Say and How to Say It is a 2.5 hour seminar sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show you that what you say, and the way you say it (tone, date & time, frequency) is how you will attract, engage and be share-worthy to your audiences.Register Now
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
Mobile Devices

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: 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 engage your mobile device's internal security features The activities and sites to avoid security risks

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