Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. as Professor A. Peter Bailey reads from his new book, Witnessing Brother Malcolm X: The Master Teacher, A Memoir. Prof. Bailey was a close associate of Malcolm X and a founding member of The Organization of Afro American Unity.
Take a second for your health (every second Tuesday)
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you understand the huge role life style plays in managing and avoiding diabetes, and the devastating effects of eating junk food and being a couch potato (or a "desk potato", i.e. sitting for long spells at work).
Fatemeh Zarei, author, poet, and artist, will read from her collection of short stories, Dreaming Is My Profession. The author uses surrealistic techniques to bring out the dream-like quality of her stories, using simple and liquid style.
Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! What's your name? Where are you from?Cassie Freeman, from Chicago.Nice to meet you, Cassie! What's something fun you've done in the District so far?
All thumbs when it comes to eReader downloads? Shy with technology, but want to read books, see movies, and hear music for free online? Great with technology, but just can't get the frakking download process to work?
Learn to compose images and arrange them in visually compelling ways with digital collage through Photoshop. A basic understanding of Photoshop is highly suggested, but not required. All ages and levels are welcome. Classes will be held Friday, Sept. 6 and Friday, Sept. 20 at 3 p.m.
Computer languages are here at the Digital Commons! Python is a simple computer language that is fast and easy to learn. Participants will build simple functional Python programs with guided instruction. Program building will be done on the credit card-sized powerhouse computer, the Raspberry Pi! Classes will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m.