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: H. White
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
Hilarious romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow.
125 minutes. 2015. R
Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm are the villainous voices trying to take over the world in this animated blockbuster. Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin.
91 minutes. 2015. PG
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Is an employer asking for your credit report during the job application process? This presentation covers what can be found in your credit report, where the information comes from, and how you can monitor the information that potential employers (or potential lenders, or potential landlords) find in your credit report. The presentation will also cover how inaccurate information can wind up in a credit report, and what you can do to get the information removed. With Robert Green from Neighborhood Legal Services Program.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Stop by and 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 your digital device works? Let us help you find the answer!
You will need to have passed Fab Lab certification before taking this class.
Learn how to use a Makerbot 3-D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, load filament, and many more essential skills.
Space for this class is limited, so SIGN UP HERE
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading. Love it or hate it, we want to know.
Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure.
The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at
This 2.5-hour workshop will feature how to maximize the use of Microsoft Word résumé templates to create a dynamic résumé that sets yours apart from the thousands received by an employer. Several websites will be explored to expand your knowledge and effective use of keywords and action verbs, with an emphasis on why both are important to your résumé construction.
Plans are underway to modernize MLK Library.
The new library will feature:
More welcoming entrance
Space for innovation and prototyping
Welcoming Reading Room with comfortable seating
Cafe or restaurant
Large performance space
These are just some of the features that we are planning, based on what we've heard from residents.
In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3-10, 2015
In Celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3 - 10, 2015, come and enjoy
An Exhibit of Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students
On display in the GREAT HALL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library December 1 – 19, 2015
For more information, contact:
Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian, Center for Accessibility.
A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. In Auditorium A-5
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
TrainwreckHilarious romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow.125 minutes. 2015. R
27 Years of Cutting Edge, Thought Provoking and Popular Cinema
The DC Public Library Presents
The 27th Annual Black Film Festival
Every Tuesday Evening in February at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5, we'll screen new popular cinema, documentaries, and classic film shorts. Featuring familiar names and new discoveries, from Oscar Micheaux and Melvin Van Peebles to Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, and Ava DuVernay.
Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for an author talk and discussion with independent historian and journalist, Dr. Amina Hassan, as she presents her new book, Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist. Loren Miller was one of the nation's most prominent civil rights attorneys from the 1940s through the early 1960s. With co-counsel Thurgood Marshall, he argued two landmark civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
20th Annual Poetry Extravaganza in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Please join us on Saturday, January 16, 2016, as Sistah Joy and Collective Voices bring us their 20th Annual Poetry Extravaganza in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! This family friendly event takes place from 1-5 p.m. in the Great Hall and features drumming, dancing, poetry, youth performers and more! An MLK tradition, this year promises to be more fabulous than ever!
Space for writers during National Novel Writing Month
Want to dive into National Novel Writing Month, but don't know where to start? Not a fiction writer and feeling a little left out? Fear not, your favorite downtown library has got you covered.
On Tuesdays, drop into our Connect & Share or The Writer's Den.