Center for Accessibility

Library Closed March 17

The DC Public Library is closed Monday, March 17 due to the inclement weather.

ASL Story Hour

Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign in ASL the story My Heart Glow: Alice Cogswell, Thomas Gallaudet, and the Birth of American Sign Language by Emily Arnold McCully.After the story, enjoy craft activities. ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.Questions?

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are on the first and third Saturday of each month with a few exceptions for holidays. They are held from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division, Room 215.

ASL Story Hour

ASL Story Hour. Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will sign in ASL the story The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.After the story, enjoy craft activities. ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room 215

Digital Book Club in ASL

Love to read and talk about books?Have an eReader?Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader? Even if you don’t have an eReader, please plan on joining us!Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will facilitate a discussion in American Sign Language (and voice if needed) of Myron Uhlberg’s 

Tech Talk Tuesday: Accessibility DC Meet-up

Tech Talk Tuesday takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Adaptive Services, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, except for the fifth Tuesday of the month, if there is one. This meet-up is an opportunity for adaptive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics. The third Tuesday evening is the AccessibilityDC meet-up where the Web accessibility community gathers to share information.

Tech Talk Tuesday: Game Night

Tech Talk Tuesday takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Adaptive Services, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, except for the fifth Tuesday of the month, if there is one. This meet-up is an opportunity for adaptive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics. The fourth Tuesday evening is Game Night for blind and low-vision gamers. All games are adapted for the vision impaired with Braille and large print. Gaming is a fun and interactive way to promote knowledge, literacy and community.

Tech Talk Tuesday: Professional-Level Employment-Related Meet-Up

Tech Talk Tuesday takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in room 215, Adaptive Services, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, except for the fifth Tuesday of the month, if there is one. This meet-up is an opportunity for adaptive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics. The second Tuesday evening is our Professional-Level Employment-Related Meet-Up, where community members get together to share information and strategies related to the job search.

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