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Movie of the Month!

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:00 pm

Movie of the Month! A Film Series for Adults Life The crew of the international space station discovers life on Mars, intelligent and deadly life! Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Rebecca Ferguson. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. 2017, R, 103 minutes.   For more information, call 202-727-0232.
Crazed Fruit

Heroes of Cinema - Ko Nakahira's Crazed Fruit

Monday, July 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

For July, let's learn about the Sun Tribe film movement of mid-century Japanese cinema. In Crazed Fruit, two brothers compete for the amorous favors of a young woman during a seaside summer of gambling, boating, and drinking, in this seminal Sun Tribe (taiyozoku) film from director Kô Nakahira.
In Julia's Kitchen

In Julia's Kitchen: Practical and Convivial Kitchen Design Inspired by Julia Child

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:30 pm

Listen to author Pamela Heyne discuss how Julia Child's kitchen design and practices influence the modern home.
Meditation

Transform Your Life Through Meditation

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join David Newcomb, long time meditator who will offer a practical technique of meditation. He will investigate meditation as a process for opening a new and exciting world and a much richer life. Meditation enables us to experience our whole self, including body, emotions, mind, and spirit; thereby touching deeper places in our lives than ever before. David has been meditating for over forty years and lectures regularly on the topic. This event is free and open to all adults.
C&C

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
Coffee and Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.
digital estate planning

Digital Estate Planning 101

Do you have photographs, videos, and audio files saved on your personal devices? Do you have personal accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, or email suites such as Google? Of course you do! But have you ever considered what would happen to these digital assets and accounts when you passed away?  Attendees will learn how to plan for, prepare, and protect their digital memories across multiple platforms, from properly organizing one's digital estate to rights management.
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MPD: Supporting Victims of Crime

Join Tyria Fields, Director, Victim Services Branch of MPD, for an important community information session.  She will present on the Department’s efforts in supporting victims of crime. Learn what to do immediately after experiencing a crime, as well as how to deal with the aftermath and what support the agency can offer.  
woman meditating

Meditation for Health and Wellbeing

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout the nation, meditation has become a positive force for health and wellbeing. Join David Newcomb, long time meditator, for this lively and engaging workshop. Participants will have a chance to practice this technique.

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