Library Takeout

Preserving Veterans' Memories - A Memory Lab Workshop with the Veterans History Project

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 2:00 pm

In honor of Veteran's Month, Staff from the DC Public Library and the Veterans History Project will share tips and tools for taking care of your personal archive from home. Topics covered will include care of photographs and personal papers, inventory of your audio-visual archive, use of personal devices for digitization, and research and preparation practices.
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Foundations for a Successful Business

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 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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Research 101: DC Punk

Thursday, November 5, 2020, 6:00 pm

Learn about available online resources from the DC Public Library Punk Archive, featuring materials from various donors to our collection. Examples will include scans of flyers, zines and an emphasis on the venues and bands documented.  This will be a virtual event with limited attendance. Please reserve your space on Eventbrite to be sent login information.
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Virtual Story Time

Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Virtual Story Time

Monday, November 9, 2020, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 
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Books and Baseball

Monday, November 9, 2020, 5:00 pm

Exercise your brain and your body! Kids three to five years old are invited to enjoy a book read aloud with library staff and fun movement activities and baseball exercises with coaches from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. This highly interactive program will be conducted via Webex.
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:00 pm

Are you a non-native speaker of English who would like to practice your English language skills or build vocabulary? If yes, join us virtually on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or at 6 p.m. for the Library's ESL Conversation Circles. The 2-hour sessions are for non-native speakers of English ages 18 and older with low intermediate or higher English language skills. Contact libraryexpress@dc.gov for the link.
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Virtual Trivia Night

Monday, October 19, 2020, 6:30 pm

Are you a walking encyclopedia? Missing your weekly trivia game? Come play #StayatHomeDCTrivia for your chance to win the crown! Competitors, either individually or in teams, will play three head-scratching rounds with one solely dedicated to a DC Public Library goDigital item (for example, a magazine or movie). 
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Virtual Story Time

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 10:30 am

Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library on Facebook Live for Virtual Story Time at facebook.com/dclibrary. Follow the Library's Facebook page to receive Notifications when Facebook Live programs start.  Recommended for children birth to 5. 

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