Tech Monday is a computer class offered at Northwest One library. Come and learn basic computer skills!
Monday, December 9, 2013
We are offering appointments for instruction sessions on computers and technology.
Appointments are currently available on Monday and Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
The hour-long, one-on-one session is customized to you needs and desires.
If you are new to computers, or would like to revisit the basics, we can help with that.
If you are an old pro on the computer, but have need some help with your tablet, e-reader or even smartphone, we can help with that too.
We have a computer for those need help with computers, but if you are looking for help with any other device, please bring it(and the charger) along to your appointment.
Please call 202-645-0755 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
A storytime that combines early literacy and Process-Oriented Art. Process-Oriented Art is a technique that focuses on the process of producing art, rather than the product, and places emphasis on creative exploration of art materials.
Join us for stories, songs and a little bit of art.
This storytime is recommended for ages 2-5.
Babies enjoy books, rhymes, songs and other activities on the laps of their caregivers. For pre-walkers.
Registration required. Sign up at the children's desk or by phone, 202-282-0021.
Arts and crafts activities for ages 7 and older.
Simple holiday crafts to make and share for ages 6-12.
Come learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CS6.
Classes will explore the functions of most of the items in the toolbox.
All classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Join us to discuss the latest book you've read!
Practice thinking about all the fun things you read in books you love!
This book group is perfect for ages 5-8!
Join The Studio: Emcee & Beat Production Classes
Create your own music, write songs, produce beats, and collaborate on music projects with other youth. Learn from some of the best D.C.-based hip-hop artists about the music business! This program is brought to you by Words Beats & Life.
Mondays | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Recording Studio in Teen Space of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Get more involved with STEM! Youth will be able to learn open source development, work on real-world coding tasks, make friends, gain mentors, earn contest prizes, and geek out!
Google Code-In Open Hours
Nov. 18 through Jan. 8
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Visit http://google-melange.com for information about Google Code-In and the global contest for students ages 13-17.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader?
Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Mondays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the Lower Level.
Bring your fully charged iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Tablets or laptops and cords and your library card.
Chess instruction open to children and teens of all ages.
Call the library for details.
Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructor: C. Myers
Computer Lab, Room 311
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics.
You will learn to:
- Manage the screen view and navigate multiple worksheets in a workbook.
- Construct 3-D formulas, using the Consolidate feature, and execute the Paste Special function.
- Engage and perform the Auto Outline, Data Validation and AutoFilter features.
- Apply the stylized Conditional Formatting feature to spreadsheet data.
- Protect worksheet/workbook environment.
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.
Join us on Mondays for a free yoga class for the whole family provided by Yoga Activist.
Yoga Activist is an organization dedicated to providing free yoga instruction to communities by partnering instructors with social service organizations interested in promoting the benefits of yoga.
Mats will be provided. Registration is preferred, but not required.
Please call 202-698-6373 for more information.
Come join The Knitty Gritty Committee, MLK’s knitting circle!
Tired of another lonesome Mad Men marathon blaring in the background of your living room as you fix dropped stitches on that sweater sleeve? Bored of knitting only during long bus ride commutes to and from work? Want to get crafty and also meet other members of your community at the same time?
Then the Knitty Gritty Committee is perfect for you!
We meet every second and fourth Monday of the month, from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall (right outside the Digital Commons). Knitters of all levels are welcome.
NOTE: We will NOT meet on Dec. 23, 2013.
Contact My Nguyen for more information.
Come to the weekly knitting/crocheting meeting.
Knitting will be the primary focus, but crocheting lessons and support will continued to be provided. All levels of experience welcome.
Come and get your game on!
We have classic board and card games and video games in the meeting room on the main floor from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Monday.
All ages welcome!
Join us for an evening family story time. Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome!
Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. we have free film showings! The same film is shown at both times.
Films are often of a mature and serious nature, and are intended for adults. After each film, you are invited to stay for an optional discussion of the film.
All films are shown with subtitles or captions.
See you there!
|Nov. 4||Bārān||Iran 2001, 94 mins., rated PG.
Winner of 14 awards at international film festivals. A young Afghan woman in Teheran must pretend to be male in order to work at a construction site in order to feed her family.
|Nov. 18||Lost in America||US 1985, 91 mins., Rated R
Albert Brooks comedy about a couple who decide to quit their jobs and cruise America in a Winnebago. Winner of the Best Screenplay Award at the 1986 National Society of Film Critics Awards USA.
|Nov. 25||Harvey||US 1950, 105 mins., not rated.
Because of his insistence that his companion is an invisible 6-foot rabbit, a whimsical middle-aged man (James Stewart) is thought by his family to be insane, but he may be wiser than anyone knows. Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
|Dec. 2||I'm Not Scared||Italy 2003, 108 mins., Rated R.
A young boy accidentally finds a deep hole in the ground -- where another boy is being kept prisoner. Winner of 8 awards at international film festivals.
|Dec. 9||Beautiful Girls||US 1996, 112 mins., Rated R.
A piano player at a crossroads in his life returns home to his friends and their problems with life and love. Won Best Screenplay award at 1996 San Sebastian International Film Festival. Natalie Portman, Timothy Hutton and Matt Dillon.
|Dec. 16||My Favorite Year||US 1982, 92 mins., Rated PG
Richard Benjamin directed this comedy starring Peter O’Toole, which is a tribute to Sid Caesar’s “Show of Shows.”
|Dec. 23||Antonia and Jane||UK 1991, 71 mins., Rated R
Heartfelt tale of two women living vicariously through one another to escape their respective routines. Described as a thinking woman’s “Thelma & Louise.”
Free weekly yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.
Geared toward beginners, but all are welcome.
Meet the instructor and get prepared for our six-week t'ai chi program, which begins in January 2014.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world?
Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring the most popular services and sites available, and then by creating your own blog. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger, but you are free to ask questions about, and to ultilize any blog service that you discover on your own during the course of the class.
Are you looking to get in shape? Loose a few pounds? Need to get rid of some stress? Or maybe you just need some mutual support?
Our Aerobics Adult Exercise Group might just be what you are looking for.
This fun, hour-long workout will leave you feeling great, and ready to take on what life throws at you.
We meet on the second floor of the library, and look forward to seeing new faces!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Are you interested in playing Chess?
We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up!
For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome.
Email email@example.com for more information or call 202-727-0321.
Join us for songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes.
This story time is for ages birth to 2 years.
Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time for your group.
Stories, songs, dances and FUN, for ages birth to two and their caregivers every Tuesday.
Please join us for songs, finger plays, rhymes and baby bounces.
This program is for children from birth to age 2 and their caregivers.
Groups, please call 202-243-1188 to schedule a story time.
An interactive musical experience, incorporating the use of musical instruments.
For ages 0-5.
This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 0-2, with their caregivers.
For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time.
Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m.
To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.
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