Back to School
Center for Accessibility
Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014
Join us every Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00am for Adult Yoga Class.Wear some comfortable clothing and bring a mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.The classes are taught by Yoga Activist and are held on the lower level of the library in the Larger Meeting Room.This class is free and open to the public.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. Green Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a reading of the first three acts of the romantic comedy Twelfth Night -- the title of which refers to traditional ongoing Christmas festivities.
Bring a pair of bold, colorful, clean socks and some scissors to create a wonderfully unique gift for yourself or a friend -- a sock monkey! Additional materials, such as yarn, thread, and buttons, will be provided. This is an all-ages event that will be limited to the first 20 participants. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis just before the monkey-making begins on the day of the event. Hope to see you there!
Thinking about marketing your business with social media - or perhaps you are already using social media, but want to take it to the next level? This 3-hour workshop, sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc., is designed to be a fun, dynamic and informative session full of actionable insights, tips and techniques you can use immediately.Register Now.
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be celebrating the start of the holiday season with an afternoon of winter crafting fun. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. to give early arrivals a chance to check out our festive decorations and seasonal snacks before the event kicks off at 2 p.m. with a live musical performance by local acapella group GU Harmony.
Legends & Lore DC book discussion series will meet in the second floor meeting room. Featured book Signature Tastes of Washington, DC by Steven Siler.
Join us on Sunday afternoons from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a knitting (and crochet!) circle.All experience levels welcome, and we will offer introductory instruction to beginners.In-house training materials will be provided, but please bring needles and yarn for your own take-home projects.
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
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.
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.
Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. 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: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window.
Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets, or laptops and your library card to our weekly e-Reader Clinic at the information desk on the lower level. You will learn how to download books, music, and different types of media available for downloading from our website, and much much more...don't forget your cords!
Come learn about DigDC, DC Public Library's brand new collection of digitized historic photographs. The session will explore highlights of DC history contained in the collection as well as ways that participants can tag the photos themselves with useful information. Those who are interested in learning more about using interactive online photo collections are encouraged to attend.
Come learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CS6.Classes will explore the functions of most of the items in the toolbox.All classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Get introduced to the world of Microsoft Access, a powerful relational database. Explore and navigate the Access program window and learn the concepts and structure of data storage in Access. Instructor: P. McFadden 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, Excel I Basics, Excel II Intermediate and Excel III Advanced. Familiarity with the keyboard is also required. You will learn to:
Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
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!
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.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Seats are filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: O. FontemVenue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room