Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 2 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. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.Class Objectives:

Java Basics

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 4 p.m.

Java is a computer programming language used to develop applications that can run on any platform. Learn how the Java bytecode makes this programming language compatible and portable.Instructor: T. NguyenComputer 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, Email Basics and any previous version of HTML. A significant amount of typing is required!

Photoshop 201: Retouching

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

In Photoshop 201, we will explore image adjustment options, layers and layer masks, and color correcting options utilizing Photoshop CS6.

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 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!

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 1 p.m.

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 311Required 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:

Word I Basics

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 4:30 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. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class.You will learn to:

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 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. 28, 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

XML Intermediate

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 7 p.m.

A continuation of Introduction to XML, this course will focus on increasingly complex elements of XML records including sub-elements, qualified elements, and XML schemes and namespaces.Please note: Introduction to XML necessary before attending this course.

Punk Rock Swap Meet

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, 9 p.m.

Please join three of D.C.'s top punk performers: Brian Baker (Bad Religion, Dag Nasty, Minor Threat) Brendan Canty (Deathfix, Fugazi, Rites of Spring)  and John Davis (Title Tracks, Q and not U)  to help raise money and collect archival material for the DC Public Library's recently established DC Punk Archive.

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