Could your organization or business use the help of an electornic newsletter for marketing purposes?
This class will introduce you to MailChimp, a free and widely used tool, and teach you what is an "email campaign."
In this class, we will explore MailChimp's features, touch upon email campaign etiquette, and help you get started on your first email campaign.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process? Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish job seeking tasks that can support your job search process.The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic Drop-In services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June - August, and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., September - May.
Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:
Join us on a field trip to the National Portrait Gallery! We will spend time visiting "The Struggle for Justice” exhibit, which showcases major cultural and political figures, from 19th Century historical figures to contemporary leaders, who struggled to achieve civil rights for disenfranchised or marginalized groups.
This exhibit will be our inspiration as we sketch these figures and even explore the art of self portraiture.
On August 27, we will meet back at Teen Space of MLK Library and sketch our self-portraits.
Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library!
This story time is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.
For children ages birth to 1 and their caregivers.
See you there!
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.
Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room.
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: L. Turner
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.
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. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year.
So, come one, come all; just come ready.
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: 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 and Word II Intermediate.
You will learn to:
Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft PowerPoint window
Check out some new items for our sheet music collection!
Raise your hand if you know it's possible to check out sheet music from the DC Public Library! This week we have received freshly cataloged music for voice and piano. Some worthy titles include:
Neil Young’sFork in the Road for voice, piano and guitar.
Do you know if you have cousins? Do you have aunts and uncles that live far away? Do your parents remember their grandparents? Learning about your family is called genealogy. Take time to ask questions and start to track your own family tree!
Want to read more about families? Check out these titles:
Get your National Novel Writing Month off to a good start
Cross this one off your list: Get ready for National Novel Writing Month in November. Join other aspiring writers on Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Digital Commons, as we begin stacking pages of our manuscripts.
You can do this, and you are not alone!
(Drop by after you vote, or vote in the Great Hall.)
Visit dclibrary.org/nanowrimo for more information about writing events at your favorite downtown library.
This two-day event will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
All DC Schools - DCPS, Charter, & Non-publics - serving DC students with IEPs, 504 Plans, and disabilities are invited to bring their students to prepare for the future and prepare for a successful transition into employment, post-secondary education, and independence.
On Friday, Oct. 24, activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include:
Performing arts session with music and dance
I've never been a big horror fan.
Horror movies? No thanks. Haunted houses? Yeah right. Ghost tours of abandonded anythings. That's cute. Japanese Horror Movies? 100 percent never no way. Scary stories? Yes, OK, sounds great, sign me up.
Episode 9: Paul is Undead: A British Zombie Invasion
This episode is for the zombie-lovers! Peter and TaChalla were in disagreement on this episode's pick, so they invited zombie specialist, Professor Undead, to discuss Paul is Undead: The British Zombie Invasionby Alan Goldsher. They may need another opinion on this.