Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

NaNoWriMo: Come Write In!

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 9:30 a.m.

Have you ever dreamed of writing the Great American Novel? Do you have a torrid romance burning inside you? Do you know why the aliens are coming to get you, and you have to share the secret of their extra-dimensional technology with the world?  Come Write in at DC Public Library! Bring your favorite notepad or laptop, or use one of the library's public computers to work on your original novel during National Novel Writing Month.

PC Basics

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 10 a.m.

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.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 12 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 12 p.m.

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. 

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 12:15 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. 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.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 1 p.m.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are on the first and third Saturday of each month with a few exceptions for holidays. They are held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.
Halloween Is Cover

Family Fun Time: Halloween Party!

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 2 p.m.

Join us in the Children's Room and celebrate Halloween! Bring the whole family for crafts, games, stories, and more! Be sure to dress in costume for library trick-or-treating. If you have any questions, please contact the Children's Department at 202-7271248.  

Family Fun Time

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 2 p.m.

Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week. 

PC Basics

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 2:30 p.m.

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: X. E. Han 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.

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