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Children of Imprisoned Parents International

Workshop: Parental Incarceration and Children’s Misbehavior

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m.

Children Under the Arms of Community is a workshop for successful family functioning & parenting among families with a parent in prison. In this workshop, you will learn about: Effective Parenting Responsibility and Discipline Better Family Relationship Redirecting Misbehavior Co-Parenting  All are invited: parents, caregivers and educators.  

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August Computer Classes

Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the Tuesday morning computer classes at Southwest Library. Each class covers a different computer related subject. August classes are: Microsoft Powerpoint (Aug. 4) Introduction to Personal Computers (Aug. 18) World Wide Web Basics (Aug. 25) Please note that class will not be held on Tuesday, Aug. 11.  

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The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

Learn strategies for handling difficult situations and emotions

When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control. The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense teaches strategies for handling difficult situations and emotions without resorting to name-calling, swearing, or other verbal pitfalls. Join us Monday, May 11 at 2 p.m. Susan Lowell will lead the class.

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A tool to balance your life, mind, body and soul

David Newcomb, a long-time practitioner/teacher, will lead a two-part workshop on the inner peace and joy of Jyoti meditation, Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.  We live in a fast-paced world, filled with challenges and constant demands made on our precious time. Wouldn't it be nice if we could step back, take a little vacation from all the tension and find a place filled with joy, bliss and peace?

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One-on-One Technical Assistance

Get the one-on-one computer help you need!

Do you need basic computer assistance (setting up email accounts, downloading electronic books) on your tablet, smartphone or laptop? Drop in for one-on-one assistance on May 6 and May 22 2-4 p.m.!  

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Matemática para Trabajadores

Math for Spanish-speaking workers

Trabajadores Unidos de Washington D.C. y la Biblioteca Pública de Mt. Pleasant estarán ofreciendo una serie de clases diseñadas para asistir los trabajadores de construcción y otros obreros que hablan español mejorar su matemática, especialmente el tipo de matemática que necesitarán en sus empleos, como por ejemplo calcular y medir. Las clases serán del día 2 al 24 de mayo todos los jueves de las 6:30-9 p.m., y todos los sábados y domingos de las 2-5 p.m. Todas las clases serán en el salón de conferencias 1 en la planta baja de la biblioteca.

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T'ai Chi

Relaxation, balance, awareness

Come join us for a T'ai Chi class Tuesday, April, 14 at 7:30 p.m. Experienced instructor Susan Lowell from Tenleytown T'ai Chi will lead the class.

Lifelong Learning

Meet, Learn, Know at MLK

Online Resource Courses

Meet, Learn, Know is a seasonal course for library users who want to learn about DC Public Library’s extensive database collection and other online resources. Let DC Public Library librarians guide you through each class and show you how to access and use valuable online tools. The course for Spring 2015 is “Lifelong Learning." We'll focus on: