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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Self-Publishing 101

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press, and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

From film to phone photography 101

Photography 101: From Film to Phone

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you curious about the basics of photography? In this class we’ll begin with a very brief modern history of photography. We’ll then explore the most essential camera parts and settings. Lastly, we’ll review photo composition to find out what makes a great photo. Bring your point-and-shoot, DSLR or camera phone -  whatever you use we’ll experiment at the end of class and find out how great your photos can really be.
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MailChimp 101: Email Campaigns

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Could your organization or business use the help of an electornic newsletter for marketing purposes? This class will introduce you to MailChimp, a free and widely used tool, and teach you what is an "email campaign." In this class, we will explore MailChimp's features, touch upon email campaign etiquette, and help you get started on your first email campaign.  

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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Google for Nonprofits Training

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

9:30 a.m.
You are changing the world and changing your community right here in the District of Columbia. We want to help.
Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 
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Blogging Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Are you an aspiring artist, journalist, or photographer? Interested in sharing your work with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging with Tumblr, one of the most popular free blogging services available. Students will learn how to to create, customize, and upload content to a Tumblr blog.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

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How to Make a GIF

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Have you been wishing you could make awesome animated GIFs just like they do on Buzzfeed? Well, wonder no more! This hour-long class will show you how to create your very own GIFs using Photoshop CS6 and copyright-free video.
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Intro to 3-D Printing

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Curious about what all the fuss is about 3-D printing? Attend this class for an overview of the kinds of technology available, plus tips for how to download your own files and have them printed into physical objects here at the library!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Intro to 3-D Printing

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Curious about what all the fuss is about 3-D printing? Attend this class for an overview of the kinds of technology available, plus tips for how to download your own files and have them printed into physical objects here at the library!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Self-Publishing 201

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Come receive instruction about how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  201 covers online resources as well as page layout adjustment, paragraph styles, and page breaks.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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iMovie 101

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Learn to edit and present digital footage on an Apple platform. iMovie tutorials can teach you how to create, edit, and add music to your videos. Begin the arduous process of splicing together your documentary or use iMovie to make vacation movies and sports highlight reels, then learn to share your videos with the world.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Intro to InDesign CS6

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
In this class, you will learn Adobe InDesign terminology, location of tools and panels, workspace navigation, and how to create multipage layouts for web, print, PDF, and ebook publication.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Self-Publishing 202

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Come receive instruction about how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine using MS Word during this two-part class.  202 covers section breaks, table of contents, headers/footers, page numbering, and saving your work.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Intro to WordPress

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Could your organization or business use the help of a blog or simple website? This class will introduce you the basics of WordPress, a widely used tool to create blogs or simple websites. Come get started on your blog or website.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 
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Blogging Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
Are you an aspiring artist, journalist, or photographer? Interested in sharing your work with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging with Tumblr, one of the most popular free blogging services available. Students will learn how to to create, customize, and upload content to a Tumblr blog.

3-D Printing: Jewelry Design

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7:30 p.m.
In this class, you will learn how to design your own bracelet using TinkerCAD. Later, you can submit your designs to have them printed on our 3-D printer! Pictured: Beautiful Chunky Bracelet, by aubenc

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!
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Etsy for Creators

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Do you make something that you want to sell? We can make that happen. Come to the Digital Commons at MLK and learn the basics of building, marketing, and keeping up an Etsy shop of your own.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Digital Drop-In

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:30 p.m.
New Year, New Name, New Service! Got an issue with technology?  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 digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!