Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

PC Basics

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: M. Welker Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
Stories for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 10 a.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, March 11, 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.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 12 p.m.

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 #brownbagdc

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills 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. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.

PC Basics

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 3 p.m.

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. 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. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
826DC

Creative Writing Workshop with 826DC

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4 p.m.

826DC will lead a creative writing workshop on incorporating art into creative writing. Inspired by the work of Brian Selznick, don't miss this special opportunity to learn from the best. Ages 13-19.
Come to Kick Back

Kick Back

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come kick back and relax in Teen Space. Wednesdays at 4 p.m., we will feature movies, talk about books, sing karaoke, hang out, and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
computer keyboard and mouse

Meet, Learn, Know: Introduction to Library Research

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

This introductory class will teach students how to use the library’s electronic resources and how to find print resources online. Students will explore DC Public Library's website and its electronic resources, which include the library's databases and Overdrive collection. Topics covered: organization of physical library resources evaluating websites navigating the library's online resources research strategies
From film to phone photography 101

Photography 101: From Film to Phone

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Are you curious about the basics of photography? In this class we’ll begin with a very brief modern history of photography. We’ll then explore the most essential camera parts and settings. Lastly, we’ll review photo composition to find out what makes a great photo. Bring your point-and-shoot, DSLR or camera phone -  whatever you use we’ll experiment at the end of class and find out how great your photos can really be.

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