Petworth
Neighborhood Library

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Indoor and Outdoor Entertaining

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:00 pm

With summer around the corner, everyone is looking to maximize their enjoyment of longer days and warmer weather—inside and out.  Join interior decorator Amber Harris of At Home DC and landscape designer Edamarie Mattei of Backyard Bounty to learn tips and tricks to make your spaces work for relaxation, family gatherings, parties and more. 
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Instagram for Photographers

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 pm

Learn what photos work best for Instagram and how to get started using this influential platform.  A camera phone with access to the Instagram app is needed for this course.    This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
A Human Being Died that Night

Mosaic on the Move - "A Human Being Died that Night"

Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:00 pm

The library is excited to host Mosaic Theater for free performances of their most recent performances. The second part of Mosaic Theater’s South Africa repertory, A Human Being Died that Night, recounts psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's gripping interrogations of apartheid-era torturer and assassin Eugene de Kock, known by many as Prime Evil.
A Storm of Swords

"A Song of Ice and Fire" Book Club

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 7:00 pm

We are reading the books from A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. The current selection is the third book in the series, A Storm of Swords. Discussion questions can be found here
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Define Your Photo Style

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 7:00 pm

Learn to curate your own collections of photographs to create a more cohesive style and how to better utilize social media for sharing this style with the world.   This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
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Street Photography

Saturday, June 2, 2018, 9:30 am

Learn the basics of documentary and street photography.  The second part of class will consist of a photo walk through the Petworth neighborhood. If you do not have a camera or camera phone, disposable cameras will be provided.   This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
Portraits

Portrait Photography

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9:30 am

Learn how to take stunning portraits with your camera or cell phone. If you do not have a camera or camera phone, disposable cameras will be provided.   This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
Food styling

Food Styling and Photography

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7:00 pm

Learn to style and photograph food with your camera or camera phone. Food will be provided. If you do not have a camera or camera phone, disposable cameras will be provided.   This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
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Night Photography

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 7:00 pm

Learn how to take photos in low light and how to best capture night scenes using either a digital camera or camera phone.   This workshop will last 90 minutes and will be taught by photography teacher Amanda Archibald. We will meet in the lower level meeting room. 
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Small Business Development Workshop

Saturday, October 6, 2018, 2:00 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

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