Expand on your Microsoft Access skills by learning how to build queries, aggregate data using basic functions, rename fields, and create macros.
Instructor: P. McFadden
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, Excel II Intermediate, Excel III Advanced and Access I Basics. Familiarity with the keyboard is also required.
You will learn to:
Import Data Methods by:
Join the conversation! This Twitter book club meets every 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.
Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure.
The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at
Are you a jobseeker with questions about discrimination? Do you believe that discrimination is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?
As part of the D.C. Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, Teresa Rainey, Community Outreach Coordinator at the D.C. Office of Human Rights, will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (2:00 - 3:15 p.m.) presentation on how D.C. jobseekers can deal with employment discrimination.
In the digital age, knowing how to surf the web safely is a necessary skill. This class will teach students the basics of internet safety. Learn how to protect your computer, how to protect your personal information, how to back up important data, and how to spot a suspicious email.
Learn to edit and present digital footage on an Apple platform. iMovie tutorials can teach you how to create, edit, and add music to your videos.
Begin the arduous process of splicing together your documentary or use iMovie to make vacation movies and sports highlight reels, then learn to share your videos with the world.
Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club. Books & Bars is a book club that promises great food, drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books.
Have you been wishing you could make awesome animated GIFs just like they do on Buzzfeed? Well, wonder no more!
This hour-long class will show you how to create your very own GIFs using Photoshop CS6 and copyright-free video.
Get your National Novel Writing Month off to a good start
Cross this one off your list: Get ready for National Novel Writing Month in November. Join other aspiring writers on Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Digital Commons, as we begin stacking pages of our manuscripts.
You can do this, and you are not alone!
(Drop by after you vote, or vote in the Great Hall.)
Visit dclibrary.org/nanowrimo for more information about writing events at your favorite downtown library.
This two-day event will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25.
All DC Schools - DCPS, Charter, & Non-publics - serving DC students with IEPs, 504 Plans, and disabilities are invited to bring their students to prepare for the future and prepare for a successful transition into employment, post-secondary education, and independence.
On Friday, Oct. 24, activities scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include:
Performing arts session with music and dance
I've never been a big horror fan.
Horror movies? No thanks. Haunted houses? Yeah right. Ghost tours of abandonded anythings. That's cute. Japanese Horror Movies? 100 percent never no way. Scary stories? Yes, OK, sounds great, sign me up.
Episode 9: Paul is Undead: A British Zombie Invasion
This episode is for the zombie-lovers! Peter and TaChalla were in disagreement on this episode's pick, so they invited zombie specialist, Professor Undead, to discuss Paul is Undead: The British Zombie Invasionby Alan Goldsher. They may need another opinion on this.
DC Public Library's NEW web portal to materials from Special Collections
Dig DC is DC Public Library's NEW web portal to digitized and born-digital materials from the Library’s Special Collections. The web portal will make it much easier for D.C. residents to access all the amazing archives and resources that we have at the MLK Library: From ephemera that will be digitally preserved to priceless photographs to some of our amazing maps of D.C., there's a ton of great stuff to explore.
A discussion on makerspaces in and outside of libraries
DC Public Library Foundation and DC Tech Meetup are proud to present a panel discussion, "Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in Libraries, Schools and Beyond" on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.
Join us at Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Library for an open discussion about Makerspaces and what is happening both locally and nationally within the maker movement.