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
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: I. Oscariz
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.
Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructor: D. Green
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 Web I Basics.
You will learn to:
DC Public Library’s Consumer and Do-it-Yourself databases put the power of information in your hands. These resources provide data and reviews that can help you make informed decisions for your home, health, and finances. Get free legal forms, investment information, and contacts for businesses around the country.
Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish will discuss the ways in which the U.S. Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program support Federal Government transparency by keeping America informed.
The presentation will include a demonstration of GPO's discovery and access tools that aid the public in finding the government information they need.
While the main things people think about when they walk into a library are books, that’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the materials that libraries have available. In addition to book collections, in physical, audio, and
Please come join us on Sunday, September 14 at 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Children's Room (Room 200). This is a STEAM Team even. STEAM is a framework for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. You will demonstrate the effects of tides in your own tidal pool diorama and you will be able to take it home with you! You will learn about tides, tidal pools, and various animals that live in tidal pools, such as hermit crabs, sea stars, and fish.
Are you unsure about investing your money? Or do you have questions about your credit? Maybe you just need to figure out how to budget your paycheck. The Capital Area Asset Builders in partnership with DCPL will present "Can I Afford My Life? A Seminar on Financial Literacy" to help you answer some of these questions and more.
Join the Aspiring Writers Circle in "Pantser" Drills as we prepare for NaNoWriMo!
Tonight, in preparation for National Novel Writing Month (aka. NaNoWriMo) in November, we are starting a number of drills through the end of November to warm up those writing muscles! These 20-minute drills are designed to include all writers, so if you are not working on the "next great American novel", you can still be a part of the action.
Adaptive Services Division is accepting applications for their Braille literacy class on Saturdays at 10 a.m. starting August 9, 2014 – September 27, 2014.This class is for beginning braille users (All ages).
Get your singing voices ready! It's that time of the month. The Teen Space in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be hosting its monthly Karaoke Fun on August 13 at 5 p.m. Join us as we belt out the lyrics to our favorite tunes.
This talk should be fascinating to anyone interested in Metro, or in the city itself, or more broadly, in how public transit decisions are made. Besides all that, I’m expecting it to be very entertaining, because the book certainly is
Author of Moomin and celebrated artist, Tove Jansson (1914-2001) is one of the most well-known Finnish artists around the world. The 9th of August would have been Tove’s 100th birthday and in celebration the Children’s Department at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library will have a special Moomin story time on Monday, August 11 at 11 a.m.
This Sunday for STEAM Team kids at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library competed to complete a computer coding challenge in the Children's Room. The kids had one hour to complete three computer programming and gaming challenges to win a prize.