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.
In this 1 hour and 15 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. 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.
Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Learn about the ocean’s most feared and misunderstood creatures, and how sharks, stingrays & skates are important to marine ecosystems.
This is a great introduction program for participation in our Science in the Summer Program focusing on oceanography.
For ages 5 - 12
In this 2-hour class, you will 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:
Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. Classes held at MLK Library the 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.
On 3rd Saturdays, classes are held at the Southwest Neighborhood Library.
All levels welcome.
Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. The class is FREE. No need to register. However since space is limited, participation is limited to those who show up early enough to get a seat in the class. The class runs weekly from June 11 - August 13, 2016 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in the Center for Accessibility Learning Lab, room 215.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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.
DC Public Library's NEW web portal to materials from Special Collections
Dig DC is DC Public Library's NEW web portal to digitized and born-digital materials from the Library’s Special Collections. The web portal will make it much easier for D.C. residents to access all the amazing archives and resources that we have at the MLK Library: From ephemera that will be digitally preserved to priceless photographs to some of our amazing maps of D.C., there's a ton of great stuff to explore.
A discussion on makerspaces in and outside of libraries
DC Public Library Foundation and DC Tech Meetup are proud to present a panel discussion, "Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in Libraries, Schools and Beyond" on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.
Join us at Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Library for an open discussion about Makerspaces and what is happening both locally and nationally within the maker movement.
Whether you love cover art or love vinyl acoustic sounds, like me. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Public Library has a great selection of Smithsonian Folkways Vinyls. From Yoruba to Peruvian traditional sounds, these are one-of-a-kind recordings that you must listen to.If you're looking for these vinyls or just browsing, come to MLK Public Library, Room 207. Enjoy!