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Baked & Wired & Carded

Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month by meeting up with the library at locally-owned coffee shop and bakery Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW) anytime from 2 to 4 p.m. You can sign up for a library card and check out items -- all while sipping an espresso or savoring a sweet treat! (Photos by Baked & Wired.)
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UNCENSORED: Ask a Harry Potter Scholar

Did you know that there are people who study the Harry Potter series as an academic venture, giving papers at conferences and publishing journal articles and whole books on the saga of The Boy Who Lived? More importantly, would you like to meet one? Join Tolonda Henderson, recently featured as a pre-performance lecturer for the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap, for an evening exploring their career as
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Design a Career You'll LOVE

Career consultant Blair Goins will lead a workshop that helps participants identify the type of job they want... before hitting the job market. Space is limited so please email us to register.
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Real Estate Q & A

Get insider tips & tricks from realtor Ebony Bates at this no-pressure info session.
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DC Punk Archive Presents at The Goethe Institut's Sommerfest :: Foul Swoops + Br'er

The DC Public Library's Punk Archive presents at Goethe Institut-Washington's two-month long exhibit on German sub-culture of the '80's: Konzept Geniale Dilletantes.
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Fringe Music in the Library :: Park Snakes

Fronted by Argentinian writer, Nenet Nenet, DC’s trio Park Snakes (formed by Nenet, Jason Coile and Van Hillard) finds their true motivation opening a provocative, yet productive, dialogue with audiences of all ages. Lyrics tackling alienation, ambiguity, desire and the possibilities of love float on top of spiky riffs and propulsive drums, bringing together the swamp and the city untold: a tale of rock noir.

The World of Salt : An Introduction

From coarse Himalayan Pink to smoky Danish Viking, there are a plethora of sea salts from which to choose. Learn about the various types of salts from sea harvested to mined. From Smoked to Infused, try a variety of different sea salts and learn what the fuss is all about! Venture on a journey with experts from Bazaar Spices through the world of salt and hear about different techniques to enhance the flavor of your meals.
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Live at the Safari Club : Discussion and Book Signing

Please join us for a slideshow and book signing with authors Shawna Kenney & Rich Dolinger The authors will be discussing their recent book, Live at the Safari Club. The book is a compilation of interviews, photos and flyers telling the story of a quirky underground club that lasted a decade until it burned down under mysterious circumstances.  
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Senior Games Day

Game On, Boomers! Join us for an afternoon of fun at our social gaming session for Seniors. Go retro on our board games or try your hand at our Wii Station. Bring friends or make new ones. Enjoy light refreshments. Learn and share. All Seniors are welcome.