Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Join us in this beginners' level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.   Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.   FREE and open to the public.  No need to register.  Instructor: Cheryl Lewis. Room A-3 (“A” Level)  
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Tuesday Night Movies

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, 6 p.m.

Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road
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Arduino 101

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Come learn and explore the basics of Processing, the computer language used for Arduino. Processing is for writing software to make images, animations and interactions. In this introductory session you will get the chance to design, experiment and create.
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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 (All day)

UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every 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.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
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Excel III Advanced

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, 5 p.m.

Learn to calculate, research and display table data using Excel formulas. 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, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate. You will learn to: Calculate using the following formulas: SUMIF, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIF, AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS.
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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 (All day)

UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

Brown Bag Concert

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, 12 p.m.

On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at noon in room A-5.  Performers include internationally known, local musicians. For more information, please contact the Information Services Department, 202-727-1291.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, 6 p.m.

Join us in this intermediate' level class.  More vocabulary, conversation practice. Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.   FREE and open to the public.  No need to register.  Instructor: Lydia Barber. Room A-3 (“A” Level)  
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UNCENSORED: Information Antics

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 (All day)

UNCENSORED: Information Antics is a month-long public art exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library from Sept. 25 to Oct. 22. The exhibition is part of DC Public Library's celebration of Banned Books Week and the freedom to read, created and express. The art on display with explore the use and abuse of information in our technological age and showcase works by D.C.-based artists:    Kelly Towles Nekisha Durrett Free Space Collective Nancy Daly Hasan Elahi

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