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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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. June class schedule: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27
Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Brown Bag Lunch Class every Tuesday 12 - 2 p.m. Beginning Level: June 20 - August 29, 2017 (No class on July 4 and July 11) Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express large meeting room.
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.
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.
What's it like to be gay in Chelyabinsk? Is there freedom of speech in Russia today? The Around the World Book Club will discuss a book that covers those issues and more: Putin Country: A Journey Into the Real Russia by Anne Garrels.
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.
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.
In this one hour and 45 minute class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. 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: R. GopinathanLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Movie of the Month! A Film Series for Adults Life The crew of the international space station discovers life on Mars, intelligent and deadly life! Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Rebecca Ferguson. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. 2017, R, 103 minutes. For more information, call 202-727-0232.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in room 103 at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library at 1990 K Street NW (entrance between 19th St. and 20th St.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
It's happening again. Twin Peaks is back with all of its weird happenings, quirky characters, and bizarre mysteries. Unfortunately, you don't have anyone to talk to about Twin Peaks because the rest of the world still hasn't caught on. That's why we're here.
Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout the nation, meditation has become a positive force for health and wellbeing. Join David Newcomb, long time meditator, for this lively and engaging workshop. Participants will have a chance to practice this technique.
Learn about grief, its stages, and moving on in this helpful workshop. Steve Asher, MSW, LICSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, will facilitate this free event: Open to the public, it is a class about the grieving process, not an actual therapy session. The workshop will seat audience members on a first-come, first-served basis.
DC Public Library Georgetown branch and the Washington English Center present evening English conversation classes. Come practice your English conversation skills, talk about ideas and events, and make new friends. The facilitator will start us off with a topic but bring your own for the group to discuss. Catharin Dalpino has taught English as a second language for several years. For more information, please call 202-727-0232
Join other Yelpers and Local Guides as we discuss hidden gems, spaces we have been intending to visit and neighborhood staples. Whether you are a life long resident or moved here last week, this will be great opportunity to meet new people and and learn about new places.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics: Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
Take this orientation to help you prepare for your 3-hour Memory Lab Session. Sign up for the orientation at https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=11905149&calendarID=438461.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate program is now being offered at the Northeast Neighborhood Library! Here you will: Learn Basic Digital Literacy Skills Assess Your Digital Literacy Skills Earn Your NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment (NDLA) Certificate
Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee and conversation on the last Wednesday of each month at the Northwest One Neighborhood Library in the second floor meeting room. Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee. Please join us!
Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop at bit.ly/labsclasses to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, and others). This DIY session is 3 hours long and your government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you are late to your session 15 minutes or more.
With the success of Henry Louis Gates' "Finding Your Roots" and the television series "Who Do You Think You Are?", Americans have become fascinated with finding out where they come from. The landscape for exploring your roots has changed with technology, and learning about your family's history is now at your fingertips. Join us for this beginner's workshop in genealogical research.