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Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 6:00 pm

The Audacious Books Read-along will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. on Twitter using the hashtag #audaciousbooks. This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club.  Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you. January: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
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Pop-Up Library at Takoma Park Neighborhood Library

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 12:00 pm

We know you're patiently awaiting the reopening of your neighborhood library. To help supplement library services as we continue to work towards reopening, come visit us outside of Takoma Park Neighborhood Library for pop-up library services:
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Street Art with Words, Beats, & Life

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to make street art. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).
Reaching for the MoonEat with MeSaturday Church

DC Queer Flix - An Online Film Discussion Series

Friday, July 30, 2021, 7:00 pm

Join us for a monthly online discussion of LGBTQ cinema with the Mayor's Office on LGBTQ Affairs. Each month, we will watch a film from the Library's Kanopy collection and discuss it together on Twitter using the tag #DCQueerFlix.
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ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, July 31, 2021, 10:00 am

Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.

Pop-Up Library at Rosedale Neighborhood Library

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 12:00 pm

We know you're patiently awaiting the reopening of your neighborhood library. To help supplement library services as we continue to work towards reopening fully, come visit us outside of Rosedale Neighborhood Library for pop-up library services:
The Wedding DateThe Kiss QuotientThe Key to Happily Ever AfterNext Year in HavanaReal Men KnitThe Stationery ShoHoney GirlPride, Prejudice, and Other FlavorsFirst Comes LikeLove in ColorAyesha at Last

Love in Color Book Club

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:00 pm

Do you love romance novels but never see yourself represented in them? Or are you looking to dive into the romance genre but don't know where to start? If so, the Love in Color Book Club is just for you! Come join us virtually on the first Wednesday of each month as we discuss a romance novel written by an author of color.  Book Picks:
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Foundations for a Successful Business

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 2:00 pm

Join us for our monthly business workshops with the DC Small Business Development Center at Howard University. This newly developed interactive 90-minute webinar is the first step in assisting the participants in understanding the processes involved in developing a viable and comprehensive business plan. This webinar will establish the foundation for a successful business. Module 1 will aid the attendees in developing the business concept and determining its feasibility.
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Photography Workshop with Words, Beats, & Life

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 5:00 pm

Join Words, Beats & Life on the Library's YouTube channel for a live-streamed workshop on how to take captivating photos. The first workshop session will be instructional, the second participatory (share what you learned and receive feedback).
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ESL Conversation Circles

Saturday, August 7, 2021, 10:00 am

Practice your English language skills as we discuss international affairs and comparative cultures in this high-intermediate-to-advanced level English as a second language conversation group. Join us virtually on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for the Tenley-Friendship Branch ESL Conversation Circle. The hour-and-a-half sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older.

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