Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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BRUHS: Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 6 p.m.

BRUHS -- Book Reading Uplifts His Spirit -- a monthly LGBT book club and community outreach, meets every first Monday in Auditorium A-5.
HTML 5

HTML 5

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 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!
Wire Flower

DIWire Certification Course

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 7 p.m.

You must have taken the Fab Lab Orientation to qualify for this certification. Get certified to use the DIWire in the Fab Lab! There are only six seats per class and you may sign up here.

Self-Publishing 101

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 2 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.
Microsoft Excel

Excel I Basics

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 4:15 p.m.

Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: K. Gurung 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: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window
ASL fingerspelling chart

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Join us in this beginners' level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.   Any level is welcome to join the class, review what you know, learn new signs, practice conversation.   FREE and open to the public.  No need to register.  Instructor: Cheryl Lewis. Room A-3 (“A” Level)  
Tuesday Night Movies logoFerris Bueller's Day Off movie poster.Jacob The Liar movie poster.Mad Max Fury Road movie posterThe Magnificent Ambersons movie poster.Bernice Bobs Her Hair DVD case.Furious 7 movie poster.

Tuesday Night Movies

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 6 p.m.

Sept. 1 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Laugh-out-loud tale of a young man’s antics while playing hooky! Matthew Broderick is the kid; Jeffrey Jones is the principal out to get him. Directed by John Hughes. 103 minutes. 1986. PG-13 Sept. 8  Jakob the Liar Robin Williams is a Jewish shopkeeper in WWII Poland, bringing hope to his fellow man with fabricated stories about the war. Directed by Peter Kassovitz.  120 minutes. 1999. PG-13  Sept. 15 Mad Max: Fury Road
Microsoft Access

Access I Basics

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Get introduced to the world of Microsoft Access, a powerful relational database. Explore and navigate the Access program window and learn the concepts and structure of data storage in Access.   Instructor: P. McFadden 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, Excel I Basics, Excel II Intermediate and Excel III Advanced. Familiarity with the keyboard is also required. You will learn to:

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 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

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