Educational Programs

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
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
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn to find and assess quality online health information. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
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Look Great in the Inbox: 7 Don'ts of Email Design Plus Bonus (Registration Required)

Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media: Simple Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses and Nonprofits is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show you that when it comes to your business or organization emails first impressions matter. This 2.5 hour seminar will help you avoid common mistakes and maximize your emails for a powerful impact!Register Now
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Standout Subject Lines: Get Opened, Get Read, Get Results (Registration Required)

Standout Subject Lines: Get Opened, Get Read, Get Results is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show your email subject lines are working, or no working, to capture the attention and interest.  This 2.5 hour, fast-paced seminar will take a deeper dive into the mechanics of truly effective subject lines.Register Now

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