Educational Programs

Website Construction

Build a Website 1-2-3

In this 2-hour class, you will learn how to build a website by engaging three critical considerations:  choosing your domain name, choosing a web host, and choosing from among various methods for creating the content of your web page.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Atwater Computer Lab, Room 311
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

Genealogy Database Workshop

Beginning to trace your Family Tree? Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots.  This 2-hour workshop will introduce participants to database resources that are accessible in DC Public Libraries and outside the libraries if you have a DC Library card. Instructor: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well Basic computer and Web navigational skills

Genealogy Database Workshop

Beginning to trace your Family Tree? Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots.  This 2-hour workshop will introduce participants to database resources that are accessible in DC Public Libraries and outside the libraries if you have a DC Library card. Instructor: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well Basic computer and Web navigational skills
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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
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Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media (Registration Required)

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media: Simple Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Nonprofits is a 2.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business.  Register Now
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Introducing Adobe Illustrator

In this program we will introduce Adobe Illustrator.  Get a page setup and start drawing, explore problems and learn to leverage the libraries diverse learning opportunities to start you down the path toward becoming an expert illustrator.  This class is designed for beginning students who learn well in group environments, solving problems and asking questions.  Bring a design challenge for the group for extra credit!  Meets in the Dream Lab, inside Digital Commons.
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Book Hill Talks: Planning for Incapacity, Durable Power of Attorney and the Alternatives

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Uncertainties in life are all too certain to occur sooner than we would like. Faith Mullen, Visiting Associate Professor of Law & Director, General Practice Clinic, David A Clarke School of Law, University of the District of Columbia will be on hand to discuss the timely topic of planning for incapacity.  
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Photo Editing Basics - Beginner

Learn the basics of editing your photos with two popular computer programs: Adobe Photoshop and GIMP. We will cover basic color balance, clarity and resizing images. This program is for beginners.

My School DC Application Clinic

Parents and caregivers, join representatives from My School DC at the Deanwood Library on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 to receive assistance in filling your common lottery application for the 2017-18 school year. If you have a child entering grades PK3-12, My School DC can give you all the information you need to help you make the best school choice for your family.

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