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Online Resource Roulette: Monthly Drop-In Clinics

Overdrive, RBdigital Magazines, Novelist, and More!

Each month, Francis Gregory Library offers numerous and varied drop-in clinics for DC Public Library's FREE online resources. Check our online events calendar for specific dates and times!

PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

January Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Thursdays from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Thursday afternoon computer classes at the Southwest Library.  Sessions begin at 1 p.m. and end at 3 p.m.  Subjects covered in January include Introduction to Microsoft Word (Jan. 5), Microsoft Excel (Jan. 12) and Microsoft Powerpoint (Jan. 19).  Class will not be held on Thurs., Jan. 26.

Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Life Design Working Group

You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural meeting of the Southwest Life Design Working Group at 7 p.m. on Mon., Jan. 9, 2017. Although all are welcome to attend, it is recommended that you read Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans before the meeting

PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Thursday afternoons from 1-3 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Thursday afternoon computer classes at the Southwest Library.  A different computer related subject is offered at each class.  November classes include Microsoft Excel (Nov. 3) and Microsoft PowerPoint (Nov. 17).  Classes are not scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10 or Thursday, Nov. 24. 

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Download Free Magazines with Your Library Card

Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.

PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Free Computer Classes

Southwest Library, Tuesday afternoons

You are cordially invited to attend the free computer classes at the Southwest Library on Tuesday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Each week covers a different computer related topic.  October classes include Email Basics (Oct. 4) and Microsoft Word (Oct. 25).  Please note that classes will not be held on Oct. 11 or 18.

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Introduction to Personal Digital Archiving

Using resources available from the Library of Congress

Learn how to preserve your personal and family photographs, written documents, and other memorabilia using resources available from the Library of Congress.  This class will be offered twice, Sun., Aug. 7 from 2-4 p.m., and Wed., Aug. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m.

PCs for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Computer Classes at Southwest Library

Tuesdays from 12 to 2 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Library computer classes on Tuesdays from 12 noon until 2 p.m.   Junes classes include Microsoft Word (June 7), Microsoft Excel (June 14) and Microsoft PowerPoint (June 21).  Please note class will not be held on June 28.

PKL Youth Advisory Now Forming

Earn Community Service Hours as a Library Youth Advisor

Teens!  Are you a respectful, responsible young adult aged 13-19 and interested in sharing your ideas about how the Parklands-Turner Library can meet your needs and the needs of other young people in our community? Visit the library today or phone 202-645-4532 and ask to speak with Ms. Auset for more information on how you can be a part of this exciting new group.

Digital Downloads Drop-In Clinic

Get free music and magazines with Zinio and Freegal

Did you know that your DC Public Library card gives you access to free music and magazines 24/7? Stop by one of our Digital Downloads Drop-In Clinics during your lunch break on Tuesdays at Francis Gregory Library and learn how to download free music using Freegal and free magazines using Zinio!

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