January Adult Programs

Petworth Library

January Adult Programs

ESL Café
Thursday, Jan. 2; Thurs., Jan. 16; and Thurs. Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.
Come to our casual conversation group to practice speaking English.  No registration is required but a basic knowledge of English is preferred.
 
Cover image of Complete Digital PhotographyPetworth Digital Photo Club
Sunday, Jan. 5 at 1:30 p.m.
Discuss technique and offer positive critique. Amateur photographers of all skill and experience are welcome.
 
Bibliophiles’ Book Club
Monday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
The Bibliophiles is an offbeat book club for offbeat people in their 20s and 30s. January’s book is Geek Love by Katherine Dunn. As always there will be calming tea and stimulating conversation.Geek Love book cover 

Jobseekers’ Drop-in Clinic
Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
One-on-one help for jobseekers including help job searching, formatting resumes and more.

Train Your Brain Games
Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 3 p.m. 
Enjoy games and other fun activities that help promote healthy brain functioning, memory improvement and more.  
 
Petworth Pacers
Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1:30 p.m.
Walking fitness for adults 50+ through Petworth neighborhood. Bring a water bottle and dress in comfortable, weather-appropriate, movement-oriented clothing.  Call 202-243-1187 to register.
  
Chair stretchAfternoon Asanas
Sunday, Jan. 12 and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m.
In this program that’s especially tailored to adults 50+, you’ll tone and stretch while practicing yoga using chairs. Please call 202-243-1187 or stop by to register.
 
Retro Movie Night
Monday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Watch a movie from a different decade each month. In January, we’ll be viewing the 1940s Alfred Hitchcock film Rebecca, based on the Daphne du Maurier novel of the same name.
 
Digital DCPL
Monday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m.
This workshop will teach you how easy it is to download DC Public Library’s digital materials to your tablet, e-reader, smartphone and more. Please bring your fully charged device, cords and library card. 
 
You Can’t Make This Up
Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m.
Our nonfiction book club meets once a month. January’s pick is In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson.In the Garden of Beasts cover image 
 
Chess!
Sunday, Jan. 19  at 1:30 p.m.
Come play chess, learn about the game and have fun. 
 
Whodunnit Club
Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m.
Come to Petworth’s mystery book club to discuss The Likeness by Tana French.
 
Databases for… a Healthier You
Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.
January’s database workshop will focus on DC Public Library's research databases for health and wellness.  Basic computer and internet skills required.
 
TED Talks logoTED Talks
Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m.
TED Talks are short presentations by today’s most inspiring thinkers and doers. Join us to watch 2-3 TED Talks and stay for the discussion afterward. 

Please see our calendar for more information on these January programs and more!