Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

HTML 5

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: S. Dodge 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, Email Basics and any previous version of HTML. A significant amount of typing is required!

Photoshop 201: Retouching

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

In Photoshop 201, we will explore image adjustment options, layers and layer masks, and color correcting options utilizing Photoshop CS6.

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 12:30 p.m.

New Year, New Name, New Service!Got an issue with technology?  Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.Have a question about how digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 1 p.m.

Learn to find and assess quality online health information. This class will be 2.5 hours. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. 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: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.

Word I Basics

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 4 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: D. P. Grogan 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.

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

Word II Intermediate

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 6:15 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: 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.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, 10 a.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 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.

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