Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar. Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

Access II Intermediate

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

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:

Blogging Basics

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.
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Introduction to Computer Science

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 7 p.m.

Introduction to Computer Programming is designed to teach the basic skills needed to understand computer programming languages and to get started on the exciting path towards creating computer based content either for the PC, Tablet or the Web!

Karaoke Fun

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 (All day)

Have a great time singing the lyrics from your favorite tunes.  Choose any song you want and do your best.  Remember, with Karaoke Fun, it's not about getting all the notes right, it's about having the courage to try.Ages 13-19.

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 10 a.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 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, Dec. 10, 2014, 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. 

Word II Intermediate

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: I. Oscariz Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.

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