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Reach for Success: College Prep

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:00 pm

Do you have college aspirations?  Come to Reach for Success for help with: College and scholarship research Exam proctoring (by appointment) Application assistance including essay review

Basic Computer Help

Thursday, May 25, 2017 (All day)

Basic Computer Help 1-on-1 Having trouble getting the hang of computer basics?  New to certain features and function on your computer?
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Adobe Creative Suite Session

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 1:00 pm

Reserve the library's Adobe Creative Suite laptop at to work on an individual project, or learn how to use an Adobe CS program (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, and others). This DIY session is 3 hours long and your government-issued ID will be required. Please note that you may lose your reservation if you are tardy 15 minutes or more.
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DC Punk Archive Rooftop Shows

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 pm

The DC Punk Archive is taking it to the roof this summer for a series of concerts outside on the 3rd floor terrace at Woodridge! Join us for a night of local music overlooking Langdon Park and learn more about the DC Punk Archive collection. 
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Capitol Hill Reads - The Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

June's title is The Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden. During World War II and based on exhaustive research and told in    McFadden’s mesmeric prose, The Book of Harlan skillfully blends the stories of McFadden’s familial ancestors with those of real and imagined characters.

Page Turner Thursday Presents: Street Poison The Biography of Iceberg Slim

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

For the month of May, we have selected a provocative biography Street Poison: The biography of Iceberg Slim by Justin Gifford.
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One-on-One Help

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (All day)

Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DCPL's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying to jobs online 
People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply in Community

Friday, June 30, 2017, 3:00 pm

You don’t have to love reading to enjoy a great story.   People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.   The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this eight-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!  
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Yoga for Insomnia

Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 pm

Robin Glantz will teach a two-part workshop on yoga that addresses insomnia. Space is limited to thirty (30) participants -- please email to register. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Board Game Club

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 11:00 am

Play Scrabble, Scattegories, and other board games. All are welcome 11am-noon in Conference Room 2