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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mail Merge in MS Word

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:45 p.m.
Learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels Create address lists as data sources for the mail merge process

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Tuesdays

DC Job Seekers Clinic

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Northeast Library will meet on the third Tuesday of each month from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.  The clinic provides hands-on support to DC Job Seekers, a one-stop portal to job seeking resources. During the clinic, we can help you get started with basic job search tasks:
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Lap Time: A Baby Story Time for Infants through Walkers

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday. There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
DPLA

What is the Digital Public Library of America and What Can It Do For Me?

Southeast Library

3 p.m.
The Digital Public Library of America brings together digital collections of libraries, museums, archives, universities, and historical societies from all across the United States and makes it easy to search their combined collections in one place: dp.la. This free library of historic papers, photos, interviews and more is a valuable tool for researching family history or personal interests. In this workshop we’ll cover search methods and how to save items you discover in your research.
The Lorax

Children's Movie

Palisades Library

3 p.m.
Enjoy a Dr. Seuss classic on the big screen, in honor of Earth Day!   This film is rated PG, with a runtime of 93 minutes.

Computer Basics

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

3 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
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After-School Tutoring at Tenleytown

Tenley-Friendship Library

3:30 p.m.
Tenley/Friendship Library is partnering with A-STEP (After-School Tutoring and Enrichment Program) to provide a free after-school tutoring program for middle and high school students. We will have sessions every Tuesday 3:30-5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Tutors will be on hand to help with homework and projects in English, history, math, or science.   Drop by to pick up an enrollment form today!
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Terrific Tuesdays

Northeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Northeast Library every Tuesday after school. Enjoy crafts, activities, stories, and games - be surprised by something different every week and be prepared to have a ball! This program is appropriate for children ages 6-12.  No registration is necessary. We hope to see you there!    

In the Zone

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy games, crafts, and other fun.Ages 6-12

Tutoring by KIPP

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Tutoring for elementary, middle, and high school students on all subjects Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Provided by KIPP teachers and geared towards KIPP curriculum, but open and free for all!   Children younger than 9 years of age must have a parent present. 
Come to Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Come to Tech Tuesday in Teen Space and learn hands-on how you can use technology to make digital art, online games, stop motion animation, music production and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
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Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.
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Poetry Workshop

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Poetry comes to the Georgetown Library every Tuesday this month! Each week, we'll have a different theme and activity to help you create interesting poetry to take home. April 7: Haiku and Brush Painting April 14: Poetry and Apps April 21: Found Poetry April 28: Rhyme Like a Champ This program is recommended for 7- to 12-year-olds.   
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Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more! Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.April activities: Apr. 7 Fun With Sign Language Learn to use your hands and facial expression to communicate with others. Apr. 14 Construction Junction
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LEGO Craft

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Ever wondered what it would be like to create your own LEGO figure? If you have a love for LEGOs and want to try a fun craft, then stop on by! We will create a LEGO head for you to take home. Get your crafting skills on and don't forget to check us out throughout April as we celebrate LEGOs all month long.   Please note, however, that this program involves the use of some craft supplies that require safe handling, so it is recommended that parents or caregivers supervise children during this activity.
The Lorax

In The Zone: Celebrate Earth Day with The Lorax

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We celebrate Earth Day a day early viewing a cartoon version of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax.
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Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:15 p.m.
Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.

A Jazz Evening

Rosedale Library

5 p.m.
As part of Jazz Appreciation Month, families can enjoy a half-hour long jazz songs from recordings of classic performers like Louis Armstrong,

Computer Basics

Petworth Library

5 p.m.
In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Join us in this beginners' level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.   Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.   FREE and open to the public.  No need to register.  Instructor: Cheryl Lewis. Room A-3 (“A” Level)  

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: C. Myers Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics. You will learn to: Manage the screen view and navigate multiple worksheets in a workbook.
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Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players.  This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm.
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Metamorphosis Series: 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde'

Chevy Chase Library

6 p.m.
Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m.  We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University. 
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Keep it Live with Exercise: Fitness Workshops with Deborah Atkins

Southwest Library

6 p.m.
Let Southwest Library help you keep your New Year's resolutions! Certified fitness instructor Deborah Atkins will hold a multi-week workshop series on keeping physically fit at all ages. Over several months, she will teach people how to design a low-cost fitness program designed to address total body conditioning, covering aerobics, strength, and flexibility. Week 1 (Jan. 13) Designing Your Own Fitness Program Week 2 (Jan. 20) Fitness for Seniors and Older Adults Over 50 Week 3 (Feb. 17) Fitness and Nutrition Week 4 (Feb. 24)
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Tuesday Night Movies

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5.

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Capitol Hill Reads: 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Our April title is We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler, the story of an American family, middle class in middle America, ordinary in every way but one. 
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Digital Drop-in

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.