Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Friday, March 20, 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.
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Food Patriots

Friday, March 20, 2015, 12 p.m.

Washington, D.C. Premiere A Midwestern mother whose son nearly died from contaminated food embarks on a rollercoaster journey to understand the food industry and improve her family’s eating habits. Surprising, funny and poignant, this personal film unfolds like a home movie. Food Patriots features food advocates from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat and buy food, and educate the next generation of consumers. USA, 2014, 74 min.
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The Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet in Concert

Friday, March 20, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of standard classical church music and heritage music featuring the Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet, one of America's oldest all-male collegiate glee clubs. See you at the concert!

Intro to Self-Publishing & Book Printing

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.  Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.  Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Excel I Basics

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10:30 a.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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Women in STEM: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 12 p.m.

Celebrate Women's History Month by building, editing, and expanding articles about women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields during DC Public Library's first full-day edit-a-thon.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, March 21, 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.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, March 21, 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 in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 1:15 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.
Come to Family Fun Time!

Family Fun Time

Saturday, March 21, 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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