Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Word I Basics

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: S. Kumar Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Word window. Execute multiple text-selection techniques.
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Tuesday Night Movies

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 6 p.m.

Dec. 1 Trainwreck Hilarious romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow. 125 minutes.  2015.  R Dec. 8  Minions Sandra Bullock and Jon Hamm are the villainous voices trying to take over the world in this animated blockbuster. Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin.  91 minutes. 2015. PG  Dec. 15 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
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College & Career Senior Challenge

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 6 p.m.

Join DC Public and Charter High School seniors for the 2nd annual College and Career Senior Challenge. Support these teens as they demonstrate the skills they need for college and career success!

Digital Drop-in

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Stop by and let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Let us help you find the answer!
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3D Printer Certification

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

You will need to have passed Fab Lab certification before taking this class. Learn how to use a Makerbot 3-D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, load filament, and many more essential skills. Space for this class is limited, so SIGN UP HERE
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, 12 p.m.

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 #brownbagdc
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Movies in the Afternoon

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, 1 p.m.

As part of our Adult Daytime Programming series, Movies in the Afternoon will present a selection from a variety of films each month, including feature films and documentaries. Join us in Room A-5 on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.   

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Ban the Box

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, 2 p.m.

Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records?  Do you believe that your criminal record is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  A new D.C.