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Monday, May 22, 2017

NorthStar Certificate of Completion

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to log on and passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NorthStar Digital Literacy Certificate during this 3-hour proctored assessment session.
Adobe CS Computer Station

Adobe Creative Suite Drop-In Session (4 hours)

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Reserve a laptop station with access to Adobe Creative Suite programs, including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects and more. Adobe Creative Suite programs are the industry standard applications for many photo, video and audio editing. These sessions are from 1 - 5 p.m. Click here to register.
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Library Express

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour  class, you will earn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate.
Do Not Call

SpotOn Grownups: Do Not Call Registry Sign-A-Thon

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Getting telemarketing calls just as you're sitting down to dinner? Reduce the number of unwanted sales calls you get by signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry. It’s free and we’ll show you how. The DC Public Library is committed to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older. SpotOn Grownups is a micro-learning weekly program designed to help our grownups with technology issues. Stop by the branch on Mondays at 2 p.m. for short one-on-one lessons. 
billy Lynn

Marvelous Movie Monday film: "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk"

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
Free film showing:  Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.   US, 2016, rated R, 1 hour and 50 minutes.  An Iraq War veteran feels alienated from a society that doesn't understand the sacrifices of its soldiers.  Directed by Ang Lee. This movie will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

4:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 3rd Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Click this link to find more events like this one!
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Library Express

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slide show presentation. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Everybody Yoga

West End Library

6 p.m.
Join us for an all-levels yoga class. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, everybody can benefit from an hour of practice. You may borrow a mat or bring your own. No registration required.
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TMZ: Teen Movie Zone

Anacostia Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join Anacostia Library as we enjoy a movie in the teen space. 
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Yoga with Tara

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join local instructor Tara for yoga on Monday nights at 7 p.m.  Please bring water and a mat, and wear comfortable clothing to this free class.  All experience levels are welcome.
Recipe Swap

Cookbook Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
Join us the fourth Monday each month for Cookbook Club! Each month meet up with other cookbook enthusiasts to exchange recipes and sample treats. Check back each month for a new, featured recipe!   Please see the Adult Services Librarian for more information, or call 202-698-6373 to RSVP.
Love and Lemons

Feeder's Advisory: A Book Club for Those Who Love Food

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes?  Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes? This month’s selection is Jeanine Donofrio’s The Love & Lemons Cookbook:  An Apple-To Zucchini Celebration of Impromptu Cooking.
Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II

History/Biography Book Club

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the History/Biography Book Club will be discussing Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II by Richard Reeves. We will be meeting at the Tenley Neighborhood Library on Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m.
God Grew Tired of Us by John Bul Dau

God Grew Tired of Us

Lamond-Riggs Library

7 p.m.
Please join the Reading the World Book Club in a discussion of John Bul Dau's book God Grew Tired of Us.
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Zumba

Southwest Library

7:30 p.m.
Come join the party! Instructor Roshaunda Jenkins will lead this one-hour fitness and dance workout -- all fitness levels welcome. The class is free and no registration is required. Dance your way to fitness!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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May Gentle Yoga at Georgetown

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class every Tuesday morning at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 10 a.m. gentle yoga class is designed to accommodate all skill levels and ranges of motion, especially targeting adults ages 55+ and those with limited flexibility.May class schedule: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
The Adult Learning Lab will be from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.  Assessments on Wednesdays.   
Saturday Crochet

Tuesday Morning Crochet Circle

Francis A. Gregory Library

10:30 a.m.
On Tuesdays, we crochet! Every second and fourth Tuesday of the Month from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  All levels are welcome.
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Drive Your Business with Social Media

Library Express

10:30 a.m.
Drive Your Business with Social Media: Guide to Successful Social Media Marketing is a 2-hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will show you how to make the most of social media for your new and existing business.  Register NowRegistration is limited to 12 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. 
Discover Chinatown Parks

Discover Chinatown Parks

Library Takeout

10:30 a.m.
Join library staff at DowntownDC BID's Chinatown Parks afternoon activation on Tuesdays from May through September. Chinatown Parks are located at 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW. 
Yoga

May Yoga at Georgetown - New/Old Time!

Georgetown Library

11:30 a.m.
Join our instructors for a free one-hour yoga class for all levels every Tuesday at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. The 11:30 a.m. class is suitable for yoga practitioners of all ages and skill levels. May class schedule: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30.
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Tuesday Yoga

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Megan Mamula of Yoga District.  We meet in the sunny children's programming room.  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel.  Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please.  
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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Adult Coloring: Summer Fun

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Color the warmer days red, yellow, green and blue at our 90-minute adult coloring fun sessions. Materials provided.
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Library Express

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate.
kickin the kremlin

Around the World Book Club: "Kicking the Kremlin" by Marc Bennetts

Chevy Chase Library

2 p.m.
The Around the World Book Club will read and discuss three books about modern Russian politics in the next three months. The selection for the May 23 book discussion is Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin by Marc Bennetts. 
Overdrive basics

eBooks Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Eager to listen to your favorite book? Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This one-hour class will show you the basics of how to download eBooks and audioBooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app. Bring your device with you.  Registration required. Call 202-698-0058 or speak to the librarian at the Adult Reference Desk on the 1st floor to sign up. Class is limited to 5 participants.