Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 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. 

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 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
HTML Basics

HTML Basics

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: J. Taylor 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required! You will learn to: Use four basic HyperText Markup Language tags.
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Movies in the Afternoon

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 2 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.   
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 4 p.m.

Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch 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. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.
DC Beat Club

DC Beat Club

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, 4 p.m.

Beat Club is a digital music workshop for making music together. No previous musical experience is necessary! The workshop provides hands-on instruction on how to create instrumental tracks and vocal effects using electronic synthesizers. A recording from the workshop is made available for free download.
Microsoft Word

Word I Basics

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 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: D. P. Grogan 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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MailChimp 101: Email Campaigns

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Could your organization or business use the help of an electornic newsletter for marketing purposes? This class will introduce you to MailChimp, a free and widely used tool, and teach you what is an "email campaign." In this class, we will explore MailChimp's features, touch upon email campaign etiquette, and help you get started on your first email campaign.  
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Aug. 20, 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.
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, 10 a.m.

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?   Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish job seeking tasks that can support your job search process.The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic Drop-In services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., June - August, and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., September - May. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:  

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