Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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MailChimp 101: Email Campaigns

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

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.  
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 12-24 months.
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 10 a.m.

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:  
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 11 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs.  For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.

Art Attack at the National Portrait Gallery

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 4 p.m.

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. 
Baby with book

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, 10 a.m.

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!
Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, 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. Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room. 
Microsoft Word

Word II Intermediate

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, 10 a.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: 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.
Trading Card Meetup design.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, 12 p.m.

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.
Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint Basics

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, 1:15 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: 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