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DC Queer Flix - An Online Film Discussion Series

Friday, April 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, May 1, 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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Books & Baseball

Monday, May 3, 2021, 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.
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Improv for All! with Washington Improv Theater

Monday, May 3, 2021, 7:00 pm


Legal Workshop - Unemployment, Debt and Credit

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 12:00 pm

Need some guidance for dealing with unemployment, debt and credit? Join us for a monthly workshop with Neighborhood Legal Services Program guiding you in your options.
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Wednesday Yoga

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 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

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 12:00 pm

This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers and customers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from noon until 1 p.m on Twitter @dcpl using the hashtag #brownbagdc. The #brownbagdc chat is run by multiple library staff members.
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Love in Color Book Club

Wednesday, May 5, 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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Ask a Librarian

Thursday, May 6, 2021, 12:00 pm

Wondering what to read next? Looking for recommendations on a particular genre? Ask a Librarian during our live Twitter chat on Thursdays at noon. Be sure to follow @dcpl and join the conversation using the hashtag #AskaLibrarian.