Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 2:15 p.m.

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: J. Jackson 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:
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

In this 1 hour 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: M. Rivera 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.
espresso book machine

Espresso Book Machine I: Self-Publishing Basics

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7 p.m.

The class will introduce you to the Espresso Book Machine and the requirements for printing book on the EBM. Register for the class at: bit.ly/mlkfablab.
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Three-Point Lighting Basics

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, 7 p.m.

In this class, students will learn the basics of three-point lighting for film and photography, using DC Public Library's lighting kits. They'll also learn the very basics of lighting for green screen. To register, please email Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov. This class can only accommodate 10 students.
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Rush Hour Reads

Friday, May 13, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday, May 13, 2016, 12 p.m.

Friday Lunch and Learn is an hour-long bring-your-own brown-bag lunch and Adaptive Technology discussion held in room 215, Center for Accessibility at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library every Friday from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. It is an opportunity for people enrolled in the JAWS classes to share information.
Domingues and Kane

FRINGE Music in the Library :: Domingues and Kane

Friday, May 13, 2016, 12 p.m.

Amy Domingues and Dennis Kane mesh the tranquil sounds of a 500 year old stringed instrument with electronics to create an organic blend of technology and musicianship that transcends genre. Their music is built on musical traditions equally ancient and contemporary. Amy Domingues creates hauntingly delicate melodies performed with an electronically treated viola da gamba (a predecessor to the cello), while Dennis Kane constructs rich soundscapes and accompaniments via electronics and keyboards.
Rush Hour Reads logo.The Prince book cover.The Buddha in the Attic book cover.The White Feather book cover.Of Mice and Men book cover.Daisy Miller book cover.We Live in Water book cover.The Red Badge of Courage book cover.A Room of One's Own book cover.Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit book cover.The Picture of Dorian Gray book cover.

Rush Hour Reads

Saturday, May 14, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
Microsoft Word

Word I Basics

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10 a.m.

In this 2-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. D. Wright Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Word window.
ASL fingerspelling chart

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 10:15 a.m.

Join us in this beginners-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 and open to the public, and there's no need to register Instructor: TBA.   Location: Meeting Room #1 in the Digital Commons on the 1st Floor.   Questions? Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov or call: 202-559-5368  

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