Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Yours Naturally: Beauty that grows on you

Yours Naturally: Beauty that grows on you

Sunday, April 12, 2015 (All day)

Yours Naturally: Beauty that Grows on You is a national photography exhibition produced by photographer Jason Miccolo Johnson. The exhibition celebrates the beauty of women who wear natural hairstyles. The photographs feature women throughout the African Diaspora of various ages, sizes, and complexions. Women representing a variety of professions are photographed both in the studio as well as on stunning locations.
A Raisin in the Sun

Staged Reading: 'A Raisin in the Sun' by Lorraine Hansberry

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

UPDATE: This program was rescheduled after being postponed due to inclement weather conditions in February. It was originally part of the library's Black History Month celebrations.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.
Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick

Building Wonder, Designing Dreams: The Bookmaking of Brian Selznick

Monday, April 13, 2015 (All day)

This interactive, multi-media exhibit for all ages celebrates the bookmaking of children’s author and illustrator, Brian Selznick—his exquisite artistry, experimentation with form and narrative and spellbinding storytelling. It is timed to engage visitors with Selznick’s work and themes in anticipation of his May 8 lecture and May 9 family program at the library; visit dclibrary.org/selznick for details.
Yours Naturally: Beauty that grows on you

Yours Naturally: Beauty that grows on you

Monday, April 13, 2015 (All day)

Yours Naturally: Beauty that Grows on You is a national photography exhibition produced by photographer Jason Miccolo Johnson. The exhibition celebrates the beauty of women who wear natural hairstyles. The photographs feature women throughout the African Diaspora of various ages, sizes, and complexions. Women representing a variety of professions are photographed both in the studio as well as on stunning locations.
Come to Around the World Storytime

Around the World Story Time

Monday, April 13, 2015, 11 a.m.

Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family. Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. See you there!

Word II Intermediate

Monday, April 13, 2015, 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: D. P. Grogan 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.

Excel I Basics

Monday, April 13, 2015, 4:15 p.m.

Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. 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 and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window.
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Grand Poetry Salon

Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 p.m.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this "One Night Only" event! Calling all poets!  Come take the mike and take the room, as you join a community of poets sharing their work at your favorite downtown library for one night only.  Attendance is open to all, but participants must register online at http://ow.ly/Kt1Np Presentations will be limited to three minutes.

Access II Intermediate

Monday, April 13, 2015, 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:

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