Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more!  Ages 6-12.

Around the World Storytime

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, 11 a.m.

Come to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.See you there!

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 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!

Introduction to Photoshop

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos.Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers.Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 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.Ages 13-19.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 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
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Custody and Child Support

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Are you a jobseeker with questions about custody and child support?  Do you believe that your custody and child support issues are preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorneys will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (6:30-7:45 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with custody and child support issues, as it relates to their employment.

Book Formatting Basics Using MS Word

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 7 p.m.

Come receive instruction on how to format materials for the Espresso Book Machine (EBM). Functions like headers, footers, table of contents, and page numbering will be addressed.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 10 a.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 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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