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Self Defense Classes for Women

Free self defense classes geared towards women A series of four self defense classes with Master Gloria DuBisette of DC Gentle East Martial Arts:Class 1: August 6: Basic responses to upright/vertical attacks
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Self Defense Class for Women

Free self defense classes geared towards women A series of four self defense classes with Master Gloria DuBisette of DC Gentle East Martial Arts:Class 1: August 6: Basic responses to upright/vertical attacks
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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Monday, September 25, 2017, 1:00 pm

Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  
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Book Hill Talks - "On the home front: Tudor Place and the Peter Family during World War I"

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:00 pm

Tudor Place was the Georgetown home of the Peter family from 1805 until 1983. This lecture will look at how the house, the family, and their servants were impacted by U.S. entry into World War I. 
You are invited to learn about the D.C. Public Library’s online services. We have research tools you can use at home, at school or on the go. Learn how our online  services can save you from a trip to the library.  This program is for students of all ages

dclibrary.org: Online Homework Help

You are invited to learn about the D.C. Public Library’s online services. We have research tools you can use at home, at school or on the go. Learn how our online services can save you from a trip to the library.This program is for students of all ages, but free to all who attend.    
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When Guys Talk

Join us for a “cup of joe" and connect with other fellows from the neighborhood as we talk about issues of interest to us. Make new friends. Discuss stuff that matters to you. Our special guest in July is Mr. Ricardo Thornton, a D.C. native who overcame life obstacles to become a national spokesperson for learning disabilities. We'll talk about stereotypes and how labeling can affect those around us.
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Learn About Financing College Education

Is college education in your child's future? What options do you have to pay for college? Parents with children ages up to 10 years old: please attend this FREE workshop to learn about financing college! Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2 - 4 p.m. To register, call or visit the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library. And remember, it's never too early to start!
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Renewable Power: Solar Panels for Your Home

Join us for an informational session about how to access clean and renewable energy for your home through solar panels with Mr. Antonio Johnson, from the company Solar Solution.  You can also hear from homeowners who have already installed solar panels on their homes.  
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Hola Cultura Work-in-Progress Presentation

See what Hola Cultura has been up to this summer at the Hola Cultura work-in-progress presentation. You are invited to this sneak peek at our latest research. Hear our latest on three fascinating topics:  DC Latino murals & their legacy 
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College Financial Planning for Parents

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 11:00 am

Is college education in your child’s future? What options do you have to pay for college? Attend a FREE Workshop!   Parents, it's never too early to start planning for your children's college education. Come to a free college financial planning workshop with a Certified Public Accountant. This session is geared toward parents of children ages birth - 10. Please call the library at 202-698-0058 to register or stop by the information desk. 

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