Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Deaf in DC

Book Club in American Sign Language

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2 p.m.

Join us for a discussion in American Sign Language of Madan Vasishta's Deaf in DCfacilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. The discussion will be held on the second floor in room 215, The Center for Accessibility.
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International. Players will meet on Saturdays from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in Room A-9, located on the Library's lower level. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.
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PowerPoint Basics

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. 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 and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to:
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Library Tango Practica

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. Classes held at MLK Library the 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. On 3rd Saturdays, classes are held at the Southwest Neighborhood Library. All levels welcome.  
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Rush Hour Reads

Sunday, May 15, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
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Lego Club

Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2 p.m.

It's the Third Sunday of the month --- time for Lego Club!  Here’s your opportunity to build, design, imagine, and compete! Some meetings, we'll free build. For other gatherings, we'll have specific challenges. Come ready to create!  Ages 6-12 No registration required. Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.    
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Rush Hour Reads

Monday, May 16, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
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Excel II Intermediate

Monday, May 16, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White 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 and Excel I Basics. You will learn to: Manage the screen view and navigate multiple worksheets in a workbook.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Monday, May 16, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Join us in this beginners-level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Feel free to stay for the Intermediate level which follows right after this one on Monday evenings.  The class is FREE but space is limited to 25 people per class.  Please contact us to reserve your place.  Instructors: Cole Huff and Steven Titlebaum.   
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Learn to Use a Laser Cutter

Monday, May 16, 2016, 6 p.m.

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before you can take this class. Join us in MLK's Fab Lab and learn how to use our laser cutter!

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