Computer Classes

espresso book machine

EBM Book Publishing

This class will introduce you to the Espresso Book Machine and the requirements for printing a manuscript.
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Etsy 101

Learn how to start your own Etsy shop to sell handcrafted or vintage items. This class will cover the basics of starting an account, adding listings, and more.  You will need basic computer and internet skills to attend this class. Feel free to bring your own laptop, or use one that we will have available. Please register by emailing alexis.waide@dc.gov.
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One-On-One Computer Help

Get personalized computer help. Library staff are available for hour-long sessions to help teach computer skills. We can help with:
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E-reader Rescue Weekend

Did you receive a new e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other digital device over the holidays? Want to use it to access streaming and downloadable library resources, including ebooks, audiobooks, and electronic versions of popular magazines? Then join us for a special hands-on instructional session from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., where library staff will provide one-on-one assistance with all of your digital library resource needs.
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E-reader Rescue Weekend

Did you receive a new e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other digital device over the holidays? Want to use it to access streaming and downloadable library resources, including ebooks, audiobooks, and electronic versions of popular magazines? Then join us for a special hands-on instructional session from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., where library staff will provide one-on-one assistance with all of your digital library resource needs.
Family History

Genealogy at Your Fingertips: Database Workshop

Want to discover your family history? Come learn how to access the Historic Washington Post, Historic Baltimore Afro-American and Heritage Quest, a genealogical site. All of these are accessible through dclibrary.org and, if you have a library card, you can access them anywhere. Gain knowledgeable tips on how to save your work, email your discoveries to family and create a personal account to maintain your records. Instructors: K. Despertt Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills:
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.. The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:   Creating an email account Establishing a job board account
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.. The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:   Creating an email account Establishing a job board account
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

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.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic - Canceled

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.

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