Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 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.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every second 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. 
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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Credit Reports

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 2 p.m.

Are you a jobseeker with questions about your credit reports?  Do you believe that your credit report is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorney Robert Green will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (2-3:15 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with their credit reports, so that they are not a hindrance to employment opportunities For more information, please contact Daniel Choi at (202) 269-5111.  

PC Basics

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 4 p.m.

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.
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MLK Week Kick Back

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come celebrate MLK week in Teen Space. We will be having some fun MLK-themed activities. For ages 13-19. See you there!

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, 6:30 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.
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Jan. 15, 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.
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Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, 10 a.m.

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where you will be able to accomplish job search tasks and address any job seeking issues that can be legally resolved. Both Drop-In and Legal Clinic services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, 11 a.m.

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

Art Attack

Thursday, Jan. 15, 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.

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