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The Journey Across Swedish Lapland: Kungsleden

Please join Evan McCarthy as he describes his experience hiking with DC UL Backpacking in Swedish Lapland. Kungsleden (The King's Trail) is a hiking trail in northern Sweden, approximately 270 miles long, between Abisko in the north and Hemavan in the south. It passes through the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Europe.  This talk is the sixth in the Trips of a Lifetime series.
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Walk Through Palisades History

Go for the Gold in your own neighborhood!  Join us for Walking Tours to historic sites in the Palisades.  6:30 p.m.: Brief History at the Library
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Hiking for Fun

Curious about hiking as a hobby? Considering taking it up but don't know where to start? Join Michael Martin for an introductory talk on recreational hiking. Learn what you will need, where the best local spots to hike are, and more!
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Money Smart for Older Adults: Preventing Financial Exploitation

DC Public Library and the Glover Park Village invite you to attend "Money Smart for Older Adults", an instructor-led training developed by the federal government to increase awareness among older adults and their caregivers on how to prevent elder financial exploitation and to encourage advance planning and informed financial decision-making. This session is  will be lead by Idriys Abdullah, a consumer protection advocate with the DC Department of Insurance Securities, and Banking.
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Summertime Self-Defense Class

Join D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance as he teaches the basics of self-defense during this 90 minute session. Can't make it to this class? Mr. Kinard will also have a session at the Palisades Neighborhood Library
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Summer Reading Kickoff!

Join us for an afternoon of fun and excitement as we kickoff our 2016 Summer Reading Program! Activities and events every hour throughout the building provide the best way to start summer.  Visit outreach tables from: 
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Foster Care in the District of Columbia: How to Become a Foster Care Parent

Are you interested in how to support the foster care community? May is National Foster Care Month.  By proclamation, President Ronald Reagan established the celebration in 1988 to recognize the contributions of foster care families, social workers and other professionals who work with foster care children. On August 28, 2016, President Barack Obama issued the proclamation to the nation.
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Living in Harmony: a Revitalizing Guided Meditation to Find Daily Joy and Balance

Do you struggle balancing work and life responsibilities? Do you often feel worn out, or have trouble enjoying the present moment? Do you ever find it hard to find time to relax and let go of the stress of your daily life?
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Bike Story Time and Craft

Celebrate National Bike Month with a bike-themed outdoor* Family Story Time!  After Story Time, kids can decorate their bikes with colorful ribbons and streamers. Parents, catch a demo of Tenleytown’s new Bike Fix-it Station and get free bike helmet adjustments for every rider in the family. 
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Summertime Self-Defense Class

Join D'Angelo Kinard of Advanced Sports Performance as he teaches the basics of self-defense during this 90 minute session. Can't make it to this class? Mr. Kinard will also have a session at the Rosedale Neighborhood Library

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