Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.
Maker Month is here!
From July 5 to July 30, join us for hands-on, creative workshops Saturday, July 2nd, July 16th, and July 23rd from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
July 5-10: Fantasy
July 11-17: Motion
July 18-24: Fun & Games
July 25-30: Engineering & Electronics
Ages 8-19 are invited to come join the fun.
No registration necessary.
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.
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.
Books you can read in less than a week. Stories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Well, that happened.The New Year started and you made vows. Right.
Here's a diet you can keep: add more reading to your day. A few minutes during your commute or at lunch really adds up and will lead to a healthier outlook. And you can exercise that big muscle between your ears.
Fusing together the areas of visual art, music, literature, and history, composer Michael J. Evans has brought Chekhov’s short story to life in a unique and beautiful adaptation featuring original art and animation from local artist Sam Apple Cummins.
Join us as we celebrate and explore African American history, culture, and issues of the day.
February 2Straight 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
The author of Balm & Wench visits the Popular Library to talk about her work.
Join us on February 22nd at 6:30 p.m. when award-winning author Dolen Perkins-Valdez reads from her latest novel, Balm, set in post-Civil War Chicago. The event will be held in The Popular Library, our fiction reading room, located on the first floor, opposite the Digital Commons.
Held Wednesday March 9, March 16, and March 23 in the Studio Lab
Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of three 90-minute classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Studio Lab.
We encourage every student to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. By the end of the course, every participant will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community.
Week One - Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.:
A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5.
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
The Perfect Guy
A lobbyist's new relationship turns into the perfect nightmare in this date night thriller. Starring Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Ealy. Directed by David M. Rosenthal.
100 minutes. 2015. PG-13
In celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3-10, 2015
In Celebration of Clerc-Gallaudet Week, December 3 - 10, 2015, come and enjoy
An Exhibit of Original Artwork by Gallaudet University Art Students
On display in the GREAT HALL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library December 1 – 19, 2015
For more information, contact:
Janice Rosen, Deaf Services Librarian, Center for Accessibility.