Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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.

Computer Hardware Basics

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

Know the difference between your RAM and your CPU? Can you tell a SSD from an HD? Come learn the basics of computer hardware inside and out. In this class we will cover all the essential components that make your computer a computer.

Gamers Galore

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our stock of video games for the Nintendo Wii and XBox 360, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!Ages 13-19. 

An Evening With George Clinton

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an unforgettable evening with none other than Mr. P-Funk himself, George Clinton.* It will not be your regular run-of-the-mill book event. Get prepared to board the Mother Ship as we take off with the Maestro, George Clinton. We will also have a special presentation from African Ancestry Inc., as George Clinton's ancestral DNA is revealed. You don't want to miss this!

STEAM Team

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Around the World Storytime

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, 11 a.m.

Come to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.See you there!

Word I Basics

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, 2 p.m.

Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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 the PC Basics class. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Word window. Execute multiple text-selection techniques.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, 4:30 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.

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