Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 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.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every second 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. 

Word I Basics

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 1:30 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: I. Oscariz 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.

Excel I Basics

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

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.

Introduction to Photoshop

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos.Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers.Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.Ages 12 - 24 months.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 11 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.Ages 2-3.

Word II Intermediate

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 3 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. Grogan 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: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.

Chess Club

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 4 p.m.

Come to the Teen Space to learn how to play chess and master unique chess strategies from our instructor.Ages 13-19.

PowerPoint Basics

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: C. Myers Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint window.

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