Center for Accessibility

Eyes-Free Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will lead a yoga class designed for adults who are blind or visually impaired. The class will maximize verbal description and hands-on assistance with yoga poses. Participants can bring their own mats, but other yoga accessories that will help participants achieve and hold the poses comfortably will be provided. Class will be held on the lower level, in room A10, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Eyes-Free Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will lead a yoga class designed for adults who are blind or visually impaired. The class will maximize verbal description and hands-on assistance with yoga poses. Participants can bring their own mats, but other yoga accessories that will help participants achieve and hold the poses comfortably will be provided. Class will be held on the lower level, in room A10, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Eyes-Free Yoga

Instructors from the Metro Washington Association of Blind Athletes will help us kick-off our Summer Reading Program with some healthy yoga for people who are blind or visually impaired.
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Listen Up! Talking Book Club Wants Audiobook Fans!

If you love listening to audiobooks or talking books, meet up with The Talking Book Club.   We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month 11am until 1pm to discuss fiction or nonfiction books that spark our interest and good conversation!  To get more information and know what we are reading next, call 202-727-2142.
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Turtle Dance Music

Turtle Dance Music is bringing its Sensory-Friendly Music and Movement Show to the Martin Luther King Library. The show was created for children on the Autism Spectrum. It is designed to engage children through songs, movement, stories, projections, and interactive music technology. This 60-minute sensory experience helps kids learn and have a fun at the same time. Event will take place in the Children's Program Room. Space is limited.

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Tech Talk Tuesdays take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Center for Accessibility, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Please check the DCPL calendar for changes during and immediately after holidays.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday Lunch and Learn is an hour-long bring-your-own brown-bag lunch and Adaptive Technology discussion held in room 215, Center for Accessibility at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library every Friday from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. It is an opportunity for people enrolled in the JAWS classes to share information.
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.
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Book Club in American Sign Language

Join us for a discussion in American Sign Language of Paula Hawkins' thriller The Girl on the Train, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. The discussion will be held on the second floor in room 215- The Center for Accessibility.

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