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Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

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Tai Chi Lab: Georgetown

Georgetown Library

9:30 a.m.
Interested in a relaxing and energizing start to the day?  On Thursdays in September at 9:30 a.m., Georgetown Neighborhood Library will host a Tai Chi Health Lab.  This is a place for beginners and advanced students to come to teach and learn.
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Preserving Your Family Digitally: Photo Archiving and Video Basics

Southwest Library

12 p.m.
*Special course for Seniors Are you the family archivist? Have you acquired the family photos and mementos? This workshop will focus on the do's and don'ts in caring for your family papers and photos. It  will also cover the basics of capturing quality audio and video interviews of your family members.

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017

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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

Lavender Sachet

Sew a Scented Sachet

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
It's time to pack away your summer clothes, and what better way to do it than with a few scented sachets that will keep them smelling fresh until next year? In this class, you will be able to quickly make some sachets scented with lavender and essential oils. Minimum sewing required. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses.

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

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DIY Mending Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it! We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread, and limited notions. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses.  

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

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DIY Mending Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it! We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread, and limited notions. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses.  

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

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DIY Mending Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it! We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread, and limited notions. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses.  

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

ask the labs logo

Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1 p.m.
Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018

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DIY Mending Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
Have a loose button or a popped seam you're not sure how to fix? Bring your (clean) garment to this workshop and learn how to repair it! We will provide know-how as well as a sewing machine, needles, thread, and limited notions. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up at bit.ly/labsclasses.