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Book Club in American Sign Language

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

Book discussion in American Sign Language, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. Saturday, March 18, 2017, 2 p.m.   We will discuss Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed  
Tech Help

Tech Help

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 1:00 pm

Looking for help to figure out a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Do you have technology or computer-related questions? Bring your device and receive one-on-one technology assistance. Meet in the lobby. The DC Public Library participates in Age-Friendly DC, a city-wide commitment to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older.
Tenley-Frienship Book Discussion Group

Tenley-Friendship Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us for rousing discussions on a variety of titles that cover all genres of fiction. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month January through October, and then the first Wednesday of December.  
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The History of Glover Park

Sunday, March 26, 2017, 2:00 pm

Learn more about the history of Glover Park with local historian Carlton Fletcher. This event is an Age-Friendly DC activity, but anyone who is interested is welcome to attend. Learn more about Glover Park History by clicking this link: gloverparkhistory.com.
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Age-Friendly DC: Senior Smartphone Help with GTG Tech

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Let a tech-savvy teen introduce you to the ins & outs of your smartphone. As part of the DC Government's Age-Friendly DC initiative we are offering this free workshop for older adults. Bring your smartphone to the 2nd floor for one-to-one help.
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Acing Interviews & Network Meetings: Active Listening Skills with Joan Sherman

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 2:00 pm

There is a difference between generic conversation and a highly productive dialogue between two people. Joan Sherman, a DC job-search and networking coach, will facilitate a fun, interactive workshop on perfecting listening skills and preparing insightful questions. Participants will learn and practice in order to apply these skills in networking, informational and formal job interviews. Building instant credibility with new acquaintances can be a big plus in your career and life.

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Monday, May 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration