Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 12 - 24 months.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 11 a.m.

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

Excel III Advanced

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Learn to calculate, research and display table data using Excel formulas. 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, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate. You will learn to: Calculate using the following formulas: SUMIF, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIF, AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS.
MailChimp Logo

MailChimp 101: Email Campaigns

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 4 p.m.

Could your organization or business use the help of an electornic newsletter for marketing purposes? This class will introduce you to MailChimp, a free and widely used tool, and teach you what is an "email campaign." In this class, we will explore MailChimp's features, touch upon email campaign etiquette, and help you get started on your first email campaign.  
Come to Art Attack

Art Attack

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 4 p.m.

Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m. From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone. Ages 13-19.
Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 
Baby with book

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Friday, March 13, 2015, 10 a.m.

Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library! This storytime is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. For children ages birth to 1 year old and caregivers. See you there!
Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Friday, March 13, 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.
Fringe Music in the LibraryAnna Mwalagho

FRINGE Music in the Library: Anna Mwalagho

Friday, March 13, 2015, 12 p.m.

Anna Mwalagho was born and raised in Kenya, East Africa. She is a remarkable renaissance woman. Internationally recognized actress, poet, dancer, singer/songwriter, comedian, storyteller and social activist. Food trucks will be on site or bring your lunch to eat in the historic Great Hall. 

Database Drop-In

Friday, March 13, 2015, 12:30 p.m.

DC Public Library has a huge collection of databases. You can: learn a new hobby check your favorite stocks and investments study for a certification exam research your family tree and much more!  Click here for the full list.