Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Breaking Barriers to Employment: Discrimination

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 2 p.m.

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.
Come to Kick Back

Kick Back

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come kick back and relax in Teen Space. Wednesdays at 4 p.m., we will feature movies, talk about books, sing karaoke, hang out, and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
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Meet, Learn, Know: Internet Safety

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

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.  
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Books & Bars

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7 p.m.

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.
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, March 19, 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, March 19, 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, March 19, 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, March 19, 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.
Digital Audio Storytelling

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

  Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes. 
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SpeakeasyDC's True Tales from Five Fabulous Females

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7 p.m.

In celebration of Women's History Month, enjoy the unique personal stories of five female storytellers, live on-stage!  Whether it be date night, or a true "girls night out", this performance is sure to be entertaining, with all of the humor, awkwardness, and drama of everyday life.