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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Monday, June 19, 2017, 4:30 pm

Get help with your resumé, cover letter, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 3rd Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Click this link to find more events like this one!
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World Building - A Summer Reading Writing Workshop

Monday, June 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

The theme for Summer Reading this year is "Building a Better World." What better way to build a better world than to write one! Some of our favorite books are great because of the universe that the writer creates on the page, taking readers to places we've never been before.
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Adult Coloring: Midsummer Days' Color

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 2:00 pm

Celebrate the official start of summer with an informal 90-minute coloring session! Materials provided.

In the Zone: Straw Rockets

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 pm

For this month’s In the Zone, we will have a blast making straw rockets.  In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun. Best for ages 4-12. 
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Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Author Roxane Gay will be in conversation with Alicia Montgomery, editorial director, WAMU. Join DC Public Library for a night of insight and discussion with this prolific author and modern female voice.
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Meditation for Peace & Well-Being

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 pm

Doctors and health practitioners now recognize the positive impact of meditation on physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.  Join Sangeeta Sinha, who has several years of experience with meditation, as she offers tips and suggestions for your own meditation practice. This event is part of our Age-Friendly DC initiative, but people of all ages are welcome to attend.

Ukulele Teach ’n Play for Make Music Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Kids learn to play the Ukulele with instructors from Middle C.                     
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Pajama Movie Night: The Lego Batman Movie

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 6:30 pm

We kick off our weekly Summer Pajama Movie Night Series with The Lego Batman Movie. If Batman wants to save Gotham from the Joker, he may have to drop the lone vigilante act, try to work with others and maybe learn to lighten up.  Food, pillows, and blankets are welcome.     Check out our summer movie lineup
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Grief 101

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 7:00 pm

Learn about grief, its stages, and moving on in this helpful workshop. Steve Asher, MSW, LICSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, will facilitate this free event: Open to the public, it is a class about the grieving process, not an actual therapy session. The workshop will seat audience members on a first-come, first-served basis.

Health Care Apps for your Smartphone

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Not all health websites on the Internet offer good health advice. Learn to identify and use websites and apps that offer reliable first-aid advice, check for symptoms, or remind you when to take medications. Bring your smartphones/tablets and questions.