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DC Reads - A Conversation with Mira Jacob

Sunday, November 15, 2020, 2:00 pm

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Virtual Story Time

Monday, November 16, 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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Teen Talks - DC Reads 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us for three weekly discussions of Mira Jacob's graphic memoir Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations. Lead by members of the Library's Teen Council, each week will focus on a different theme in the book. Read the book and come share your thoughts with other teens.  
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, November 16, 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 Story Time

Tuesday, November 17, 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. 
DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

DCRA At Your Neighborhood Library - Learn The Process Of Starting A Business

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:30 pm

During these free monthly sessions, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) will partner with District government agencies to educate customers on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. The following topics will be discussed: - Business Licensing - Corporate registration  - Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) - Home Occupancy Permits (HOP) - Grant Opportunities - Certified Business Enterprises (CBE).
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Shakespeare Society: Henry VI, Pt. 1

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on Henry VI, Pt. 1. While the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details. The Shakespeare Society is a monthly Shakespeare reading and discussion group. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the Conference Room. Series 2 will focus on Shakespeare's histories; the full reading list for Series 2 is as follows:   Jan. 21 | Richard III
Jake Sherman

Tuesday Talk: Hot off the Presses with Jake Sherman

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 7:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Jake Sherman will discuss covering the 2020 election and his work thus far. Jake Sherman is a senior writer for POLITICO and co-author of POLITICO’s Playbook, the nation’s leading political newsletter. He also is the co-author of New York Times and national best seller, “The Hill to Die On: The Battle for Congress and the Future of Trump’s America,” which was published by Crown in 2019. Jake is an NBC and MSNBC political contributor. 
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Virtual Story Time

Wednesday, November 18, 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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Wednesday Yoga

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:00 pm

Take a midday break to breathe, stretch and reset with 30 minutes of gentle yoga from our friends at Yoga District. Join the live virtual class Wednesdays at noon on the DC Public Library Facebook page. A range of options will be provided for participants of all fitness levels

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