TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. We’ll be showing a few featured Ted Talks on the big screen in our meeting room. The subject will be “adventure”. Come watch entertaining videos ofvarious speakers!
In this famous Book-to-Movie blockbuster, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane challenges the system and defies conventional wisdom when he is forced to rebuild his small-market team on a limited budget.Despite opposition from the old guard, the media, fans and their own field manager, Beane with the help of a young, number-crunching, Yale-educated economist, develops
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest.
Basic English/Spanish skills preferred.
Únase a los hablantes de inglés y español cada primer y tercer martes del mes para una charla de media hora en español seguido por una charla de media hora en inglés. Cada sesión se centrará en un tema particular.
Básico inglés/español preferido.
The public education in D.C. has been transformed. Are D.C. schools getting better? View a movie about the lottery system that goes on within the United States schools, on Monday, September 8 at 7 p.m.
Seeking to expand your knowledge on how digital things work? Join the Lynda Lounge! Visit the MLK Blog to discover the monthly topic and suggested videos to watch on lynda.com. Drop into the Digital Commons at Martin Luther King Jr.
Learn more about the DC State Fair at this information session! Fair representatives and sponsors will discuss contests and prizes for knitting and crochet, funkiest looking vegetable, pickled food, apple pie, and more! Join us and learn more about the art of crafting, growing, and preserving in the Watha T. Daniel Library Meeting Room at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 6.
Come by The Southeast Neighborhood Library for lessons in a variety of popular tech tools that are being used today. A librarian will be on hand to demonstrate the various functions of these tools and answer any questions you may have. The classes will be around an hour long and there will be a few laptops available for use. Feel free to bring your own laptop to the class. All classes will start at 2:00 p.m in the meeting room on the lower level of the library.