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Around the World Book Club: "Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World" by Seth Siegel

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth Siegel with the Around the World Book Club. Newcomers welcome. Discussion begins at 2 p.m. and ends by 3 p.m. in the library's meeting room on the 2nd floor. 
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Job Search Workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 am

From 10 - 11:30 a.m. the Chevy Chase Branch Library will host a free workshop entitled "Motivation & Momentum: Practical Ideas to 'Pick Yourself Up' & Launch An Effective Job-Search Campaign." 
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The Price by Arthur Miller

Monday, October 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend "In the Arena," an occasional series presented by the Southwest Library in cooperation with Arena Stage.  
All the Way

All the Way

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to this special screening of the HBO film All the Way, based on the play by Robert Schenkkan.  
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Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham, Nov.
ASL Alphabet

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Monday, September 25, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although the focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class regardless of skill level. Mondays from 6:30 - 8 p.m., September 25 - December 4, 2017.  The class is FREE. No need to register. Questions? Contact: 202-671-3121 or mtpleasantlibrary@dc.gov  
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Unlocking Employment: Open House and Legal Information workshop with Neighborhood Legal Services

Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) for an open house and legal information workshop.  NLSP regularly holds "Unlocking Employment" legal clinics at DC Public Library branches for job seekers facing legal barriers to getting or keeping jobs.   The open house will include a workshop regarding three recent DC laws that impact job seekers with concerns about their credit or criminal history: The Fair Credit in Employment Act of 2016
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet library          employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or  current  events. This program is for adults.  We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Coffee & Conversation

Friday, September 29, 2017, 1:00 pm

Join us for Coffee and Conversation. Meet library employees and other customers who enjoy the library. Talk about personal interests or current events. This program is  free and open to the public for adults. We looking forward to meeting you.    
Looking out at the horizon

Financing Your Retirement

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 11:00 am

How can I create guaranteed  LIFETIME income? How can I PROTECT my money from economic downturns? How can I minimize TAXES paid on my retirement dollars?    Come to a FREE workshop on Retirement Planning with a Certified Public Accountant.  To register, call the Northeast Library at 202-698-0058 or stop by the information desk. 
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Georgetown Book Club

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:30 pm

Join the Georgetown Book Club as we discuss Maria Semple's 2016 novel Today Will Be Different. The novel follows Seattle mom Eleanor Flood as she is thwarted in her goal of a uniquely organized and productive day by familial circumstances and her professional past. 

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