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Center for Accessibility
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
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.
Celebrating the Diversity of the Deaf Community with the Arts: visual art poetry prose theater music ASL and voice interpreters will be present in the Great Hall. For more information, contact: Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian Center for Accessibility (202) 559-5368 voice or video firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us to hear Frances H. Kennedy, editor of The American Revolution: A Historical Guidebook, discuss the historic sites included in the guide and excerpts from the best writing on the American Revolution used to illuminate them.
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.
Renowned local author and historian, C.R. Gibbs will be holding a Black History Lecture Series at the Francis A. Gregory Library this November and December.Wednesday, Nov. 5: "Justice Denied: The Roots of the Reparations Movement."Wednesday, Nov. 19: "Crossroads of Destiny: WW I & The African Diaspora."
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: H. White 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.
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further 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, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.
Join this panel discussion on language immersion education in the district in the Great Hall of Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Speakers include: Mark Jones, President of DC State Board of Education, Marty Abbott, Executive Director at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, as well as administrators and teachers from local bilingual schools and education nonprofits. WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza will moderate.
What do Ryan Gosling, Julia Roberts and Omarosa have in common? They all love to knit! Drop by the Deanwood Neighborhood Library every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to learn basic knitting techniques or bring your own project to work on.
Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world? Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month
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.
Please bring your own poems to read and join us as we listen to the featured poets read from their published works.Richard Peabody is a French toast addict and native Washingtonian. His latest books are Speed Enforced by Aircraft (Broadkill River Press) and Blue Suburban Skies (Mint Hill Books). He won the Beyond the Margins "Above & Beyond Award" for 2013. He has edited Gargoyle magazine since back before Elvis died.
Meridian Hill has been home to a lot of fascinating historic characters, including Commodore David Porter, John Quincy Adams, and Mary Henderson. It has housed Union Soldiers during the civil war and international diplomats in the twentieth century, remaining a diverse, thriving residential neighborhood to this day.
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.
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