Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am
This story time helps children learn and practice early literacy skills in a fun, playful setting. Story time attendees are encouraged to engage with the librarian all while reading stories, singing songs, and learning new rhymes.

 Ages 3-5.

Please call 202-698-0183 with questions.

Story time takes place on the lower level.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning.

Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Join us for songs, finger plays, rhymes and baby bounces.

This program is for children age 0-2 and their caregivers.

Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, and books, for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first-come, first-served basis.

Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills?

Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost.

Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov
 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:00pm
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.  

Curriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
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!

The Popular Services staff will offer digital tips and lunchtime demonstrations of the new devices and step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music and movies from the library's website. You can bring your own device or take a look at ours.

These lunchtime sessions will be held every Tuesday from 12:30pm until 1:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons, where the staff will be available to demonstrate, answer questions and troubleshoot.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:00pm
Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.

Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.
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 Web I Basics.

You will learn to:
  • Navigate medical websites.
  • Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links.
  • Research personal health issues.
  • Make informed health decisions based on information retrieved from credible health websites.
Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health and the D.C. Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Administration. Presented by the Project for Intermediate Advocates.

Bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:30pm
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. Fontem
Venue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

You will learn to:
  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop, Internet, email and job applications.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows and internet environments of Microsoft and Firefox software applications.
  • Create and save a document, resume or job application to the desktop, to a flash drive or submit to employer.

Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.

This class holds weekly on Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm in Meeting Room B.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:30pm
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday.

There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.