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The Refugees

Capitol Hill Reads "The Refugees" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:30 pm

The Refugees is DC Public Library's DC Reads 2018 title.
Memoir Writing

Memoir Writing for Older Adults

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 1:00 pm

Ever thought about writing a memoir, but never got past the first few pages? You're not alone. Join this class to learn the basics of memoir writing, and complete a life-long dream of writing your story and preserving your legacy for generations to come.  We meet on the last Wednesday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m., in the conference room on the mezzanine level. This is part of the Age-Friendly D.C. initiative.  To respect the flow of the writing process, please arrive on time. 
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Job Readiness Workshop

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6:00 pm

Get tips from a local career development facilitator on your resume, job search and networking. Discuss topics and tips related to job searching. Workshop space is limited to 10 participants.   Call 202-698-0058 or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up.
Chocolate City

History Book Club

Monday, June 4, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join us at our monthly History Book Club as we discuss Chocolate City: a History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital by Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove.
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Vacation Movie Day

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 1:00 pm

Summer is time for vacations.... and vacation movies. Do you have vacation films and home movies you haven't watched in forever? Do you have questions about how to preserve and maintain your VHS movies and photographs? Join us at Northeast Library with staff from the Memory Lab to learn about preserving your films and photographs. Ask questions and share your movies with the public.  
Go-go Live

History Book Club

Monday, July 2, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join our monthly History Book Club as we continue to discuss books related to D.C. and the year 1968.
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Reptiles Alive

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 11:00 am

Enjoy an exciting live animal show. Professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences with funny and fascinating facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals. This 30-minute family program is for children ages 5 and up.
A Nation On Fire

History Book Club

Monday, August 6, 2018, 7:00 pm

Join History Book Club as we finish our summer series focused on D.C. in 1968. We will be discussing A Nation on Fire: America in the Wake of the King Assassination by Clay Risen.

Coyaba Dance Theater

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 3:30 pm

Experience the spirit of Africa with the Coyaba Dance Theater. Enjoy traditional West African dance and drumming while learning about the region’s history and culture. This is a family program for children of all ages.

Living the American Indian Experience

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 3:30 pm

Learn about the culture of the local indigenous people, the Piscataway. Participants will gather around the indoor fire to hear a Piscataway story and create a mini wiké-wam (house) guided by Piscataway staff. For children ages 5 and up.