Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 12:30 p.m.

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!

HTML Basics

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: J. TaylorComputer 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Word II Intermediate

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 4 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: D. P. GroganComputer 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:

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

DC Reads: African Film Series

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 6 p.m.

DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 10 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m.

This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Introduction to MS Publisher

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 6:15 p.m.

Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. 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 and PowerPoint.You will learn to:
Instrument

Instrument

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Jem Cohen's 1998 documentary about Fuzagi.

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