Educational Programs

Summer Reading

Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.
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The Language of Games

Join the Labyrinth staff to learn about the Language of Games.  In this session participants will learn about the evolution of word games throughout history, and about the current games that stretch the creative problem-solving and language functions of the brain through strategic cooperation and communication.  Can't make it to this session? Labyrinth games will also be presenting workshops at other DC Public Library sites.
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Design a Career You'll LOVE!

Looking for a job often feels like a job itself. This workshop for job seekers uses brainstorming strategies to identify options before you begin. Blair Goins, a musician, composer and career coach will lead the Design My Career workshop. This event is free and open to the public. Please contact us to register.  
Brain Games

Brain Games and a History of Puzzles

Brain Games and a History of Puzzles: A two-hour class examining the most popular types of puzzles and why they fascinate us and remain timeless classics. Participants will learn some of the mathematics, logical deduction, and language skills behind these puzzles.
Brain Games

Brain Games and a History of Puzzles

Brain Games: A two-hour class examining the most popular types of puzzles and why they fascinate us and remain timeless classics. Participants will learn some of the mathematics, logical deduction, and language skills behind these puzzles. Can't make it to this session? Labyrinth games will also be presenting workshops at other DC Public Library sites. 
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Achieve Career Happiness

Seventy percent of Americans are not engaged at work, according to the latest statistics. Are you one of them?
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Demystify Your Finances: Mapping Your Own Financial Future

Do you find managing your personal finances to be difficult, boring, or confusing? Perhaps difficult, boring, and confusing? Does it feel impossible to decipher the multiple account types, products, tax treatments, and investments available? Don’t let the variety of choices become crippling — take action to demystify your finances!
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Book Club in American Sign Language

This book discussion will be conducted in American Sign Language, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. As time and interest permit, we will try to discuss any or all of the following books.   Survival Artist by Eugene Bergman
Home Movie Magic

Home Movie Magic

Have old video tapes lying around but no way to watch them? Come to Tenley Library and learn how to convert old home movies to new digital formats using commercial methods or the DC Public Library Memory Lab.  
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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