Learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructor: C. Myers
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:
Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels
Create address lists as data sources for the mail merge process
Join us as we celebrate and explore African American history, culture, and issues of the day:February 2 Straight Outta Compton
The emergence of seminal hip-hop performers, NWA, is chronicled in this powerful bio-pic. With O’Shea Jackson, Jr. as Ice Cube and Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre. Paul Giamatti co-stars as Jerry Heller. Directed by F. Gary Gray.
147 mins. 2015, R
February 9 Chi-Raq
The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.
Learn how to make your new Etsy shop pretty! This class will cover different tools to create a banner and avatar for your shop.
Attending "Etsy 101" is NOT required, but you will need basic web and computing skills.
Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
You will need to have passed Fab Lab certification before taking this class.
Learn how to use a Makerbot 3-D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, load filament, and many more essential skills.
Space for this class is limited, so Sign Up Now!
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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.
A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6pm In Auditorium A-5
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Our superheroes return to fight Ultron (James Spader) in this rousing sequel. Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johannson and Don Cheadle. Directed by Joss Whedon.
141 minutes. 2015, PG-13
We've all heard them before - the person who tries to dominate every conversation. These conversations could be in our home life or our professional life. It could seem that in a world of constant clamor, and loudness, that these varied characteristics may possibly be a major contributor to what some would call the "drowning out of the introvert", which we'd probably notice if we could only stay quiet enough to hear it.
DC Public Library is proud to announce the publication of three new oral histories in Dig DC, the online portal to DCPL Special Collections. The collections include:
Milepost to Self-Government Oral History - first person accounts of the quest for DC Home Rule from leaders of the fight for self-government
Please join us for a special story time at MLK on Monday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
We will hear the story of the Goat in the Chile Patch, a New Mexican folktale, in flannel board format.
We will hear bilingual stories in Spanish and English and sing songs.
Mermaids. Who hasn't been fascinated with these fantastic creatures of legendary folklore? For the child in your life who can't get enough, here is a list of picture books that feature mermaids. For example, one mermaid loves to explore and another mermaid loves to perform. One mermaid convinces a pirate to talk his way out of a difficult situation, rather than fight his way out of it. Another mermaid follows the courage of her convictions to stand up to a devious troll.
The BJP read their favorite challenged authors for Banned Books Week
Please join the Birmingham Jail Players on Monday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Studies Center, for a stimulating evening as they celebrate Banned Books Week with live readings from their favorite banned and challenged authors, such as Toni Morrison, Harper Lee, Sherman Alexie and Barbara Ehrenreich, to name a few. The Birmingham Jail Players (BJP) are a group comprised of staff from all over the DC Public Library System. Hope to see you there!