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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

English Conversation Classes

Georgetown Library

10 a.m.
English Conversation Classes resume after a brief Summer hiatus.  Experienced and qualified volunteer teachers from the Washington English Center (Formerly Language ETC) will facilitate these popular classes offered twice a week - on Mondays and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  There will be a two-week break and classes will resume on September 8 and will conclude on December 10, 2014.

Jobtober at Rosedale

Rosedale Library

10:30 a.m.
Rosedale wants to help! Applying for jobs can be difficult. There have been so many new advancements in technology, it can be hard to keep up. We know, and we are here to help. We will be devoting an hour each Monday and Wednesday morning for the last two weeks of October to help our patrons apply for jobs.  Sign up at our front desk today! If you have any questions, call 202-727-5012.

Drop-In Job Seekers Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
One-on-one assistance for creating and editing resumes, setting up email accounts, searching job databases, filling out online applications and more.First come, first served!The clinic is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Job Seekers Drop In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

11 a.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Shepherd Park Library meets on Wednesdays, once a week, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

3:30 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: H. WhiteComputer Lab, Room 311Required 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:

Nutrition Classes with UDC

Georgetown Library

4 p.m.
Free nutrition classes with the University of the District of Columbia.

Excel III Advanced

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
Learn to calculate, research and display table data using Excel formulas. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate.You will learn to:

'The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense': a Workshop with Susan Lowell

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Suzette Haden Elgin's books on The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense offer brilliant techniques for managing verbal aggression.

Chess Club

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
The Francis A. Gregory Library Chess Club meets weekly on Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. We welcome players of all ages and abilities.This program will be held in the first floor meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Zumba Class

Southeast Library

7 p.m.
Ditch the workout and join the party!  Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system.This class will be led by Library Associate and certified Zumba instructor Christine.  No experience is necessary, but all participants must sign a waiver. Come comfortably dressed for moving.

Kelly Jacobson Author Talk

West End Library

7 p.m.
Kelly Jacobson, author of the fiction novel Cairo in White, will be speaking at West End Library.Cairo in White tells the stories of Zahra, an Egyptian teen in 1986, and her daughter, Aisha, who lives in modern-day America.Kelly will be available to sign copies of her book after the talk.

Yoga for Adults and Teens--New Night!

Southwest Library

7:15 p.m.
Free yoga continues at Southwest Library, but on a new day, new time, and with new Yoga Activist instructor Sandra Flores. As always, all fitness levels are welcome, and mats are provided. For ages 13 and older.Namaste!

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Job Seekers Program

Southwest Library

1 p.m.
Stop by the library in person or call 202-724-4298 to schedule an appointment 1-7 p.m.Help with resumes, cover letters, application forms, and other aspects of the job search process.
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Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:15 p.m.
The Tenley Library will be showing Halloween movies all day n the Large Conference Room. Call the Library at 727-1225 for the movies and showtimes. 

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

HIV/STI Testing by Metro TeenAIDS

Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library

4:30 p.m.
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.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 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. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

Adobe Illustrator Project: Infographics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
In this workshop, we will take our basic knowledge and apply some tools and tricks in Illustrator CS6 in order to build Infographics and visually represent data.    

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
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: L. TurnerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Capitol Hill Reads - The DC Reads Bonus Book Club

Southeast Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special second Capitol Hill Reads book club for DC Reads. Along with the rest of the city, we will read The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.

Thursday Night Movies!

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
Come join us and see a movie every Thursday evening at 6:30 (except for the first Thursday of the month).Screenings are on the big screen in the meeting room!For film titles, call 202-724-8698.

Intro to Computer Programming I

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

7 p.m.
Introduction to Computer Programming is designed to teach the basic skills needed to understand computer programming languages and to get started on the exciting path towards creating computer based content either for the PC, Tablet or the Web![[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"27949","attributes":{"alt":"asdf","class":"media-image","style":"margin-

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

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Halloween Movie Spooktacular

Tenley-Friendship Library

9:45 a.m.
The Tenley Library will be showing Halloween movies all day in the Large Conference Room. Call the Library at 727-1225 for the complete list of movies and showtimes.

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including:Resume reviewCreation of an email addressOnline applicationsOnline job searches

H.O.P.E. Theater - Helping Our People Engage

Anacostia Library

11:30 a.m.
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.

Online Application Assistance

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12 p.m.
Do you need assistance filling out an online application or proofing your resume? If so, please sign up at the Digital Commons Desk for a one-on-one half-hour session, email digital.commons@dc.gov, or call 202-727-1175.  To ease your application process, it is requested that you have a working email address.
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Clinica Legal para Solicitantes de Empleo

Takoma Park Library

1 p.m.
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