Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Intro to InDesign CC

Monday, June 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

In this class, you will learn Adobe InDesign terminology, location of tools and panels, workspace navigation, and how to create multipage layouts for web, print, PDF, and ebook publication.
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Baby Lapsit Storytime

Friday, July 24, 2015, 10 a.m.

Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library! This story time is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. For children ages birth to 1 and their caregivers. See you there!
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Preschool Story Time

Friday, July 24, 2015, 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. Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room. 
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Free Summer Meals

Friday, July 24, 2015, 1 p.m.

DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14. No registration required. Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday: Francis A. Gregory Lamond-Riggs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Mount Pleasant Petworth Southwest Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
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Maker Camp

Friday, July 24, 2015, 4 p.m.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space is a Maker Camp site!  From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. and Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.

Self-Publishing 101

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Meet the Espresso Book Machine, learn about the process and basics of self-publishing at the DC Library Press, and find out more about formatting resources.  Class attendance is required to print your work.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 12 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 noon until 5 p.m. in the Popular Library, adjacent to the Great Hall. Games are open to Pokémon lovers of all ages and League Leaders will be on hand to moderate.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 12 p.m.

Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 
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Volunteer Expo

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 1 p.m.

This summer, the DC Public Library is exploring the idea that every hero has a story. Come to our volunteer expo featuring 30+ local organizations and find a new way to be a hero in your community! Organizations will have information about different levels of volunteer work plus opportunities for teens to fulfill community service hours.  The volunteer expo will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Great Hall. The branch is accessible by all Metro lines and several bus lines. 
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Family Fun Time

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 2 p.m.

Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further! Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun! Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.

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