Still looking for The One?
Join Dr. Diane Kern and special guest Ms. Kiki Strickland, local dating coach and Ebony Magazine's No. 1 Matchmaker, as we discuss strategies to improve your dating skills and search for that special someone. This will be a lively interactive forum, where the following issues will be addressed:
Learn how to:
borrow and download e-resources from DC Public Library
navigate online Websites
download and attach files to documents
get email accounts
use Learning Express Library to improve computer skills and for applying for and monitoring job searches
Jobseekers Clinic and computer classes will be held on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Best for ages 18 and older.
Join us on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 2:30 p.m. for our First Sunday Feature Film. This film tells the story of a teen and her challenges in participating in a spelling bee.
Rated PG, 112 minutes.
Best for ages 9 and older!
Are you an eighth grade student in need of writing assistance with your admissions application?
Drop by the Woodridge Interim Library and ask Darryl for help between Monday and Thursday during the hours of 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The areas of focus will highlight:
Brainstorming talking points
Sentence and paragraph structure
Hope to see you soon!
Visit the Woodridge Library as we begin 2015 with another year of anime. Interact with like-minded otaku in the following activities listed below:
Join us on each date below or a weekend of your choice from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. Hope to see you there!
A film viewing and discussion on the life of Marion S. Barry Jr.
Join the The Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club for a viewing of a documentary on the life of former District of Columbia mayor, Marion S. Barry Jr. The event begins at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Woodridge Interim Library.
The film discussion will be led by Mr. Chuck Hicks, community activist and chair of the DC Black History Celebration Committee. Please call 202-541-6226 for additional information.
Best for ages 13 and older.
Join the Woodridge Library as we open 2015 with afterschool arts and crafts geared to young ladies.
The group will meet every Monday and Wednesday between 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. to encourage creativity using the items below.
Graphic duct tape
Yarn for crocheting
And anything else you can think of!
Best for ages 13-16.
Dr. Diane Kern, Ph.D. will lead and facilitate a lively, interactive discussion on the topic, "Turning New Years Resolutions Into SMART Goals."
What are your resolutions for 2015?
Tired of making resolutions that fail?
Let's set some "SMART" goals that will help you plan to succeed. Come join Dr. Diane Kern and others in a presentation on the SMART goal-setting system, which provides a structure for creating a plan for carrying out our goals. Let's get 2015 off to a good start and learn:
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.
For its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week of festivities from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15 the DC Public Library proudly celebrates "A Century of Black Life, Culture and History."
It is fitting that Howard Dodson Jr., Director of Howard University Libraries and Director of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, will deliver the keynote address on Jan. 14 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall.