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Monday, May 1, 2017

Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-in

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the first Tuesday of the month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Find more events like this one on the DCPL website.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Small Business Development Workshop

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

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Women's Leadership Circle

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
The Women's Leadership Circle is presented by the Mercedes Parra Foundation and DG Speaks. This program promotes sisterhood and fosters leadership through educational and social interactions. Our aim is to empower women through an immersive exploration of self-awareness and transformative leadership. This program welcomes women from all walks of life who want to change the trajectory of their lives and careers.

Monday, May 8, 2017

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 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:

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

MS Word Ribbon

Ribbon Interface Basics in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will explore and navigate the common and unique features of the Ribbon Interface in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  Basic computer and mouse navigation skills. Your will learn to:
Microsoft Word

Manipulating Text in Word

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
In this one-hour training, you will execute multiple text selection techniques and apply various text formatting features and enhancements to selected text.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this 2-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: H. MotamarryLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Basic Navigation and Data Entry in Excel

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will navigate the thousands of columns, rows and cells, using mouse clicks, cell references and scrolls as well as enter and edit data in cells and on worksheet tabs.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Excel 2013

Manipulating Data in Excel

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
In this one-hour training, you will navigate the thousands of columns, rows and cells, using mouse clicks, cell references and scrolls as well as enter and edit data in cells and on worksheet tabs.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PC Basics

PC Basics II - Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand on your basic knowledge and navigation of the computer by exploring the Windows 7 platform functions & features and other Windows management tools.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and PC Basics - Beginner
HTML 5

HTML 5

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, May 11, 2017

PS PowerPoint 2013

Creating A Simple Slide Show in PowerPoint

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will create a 4-slide PowerPoint presentation, with text, graphics, animations, transition and sound effects.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of MS PowerPoint.
PS PowerPoint 2013

Creating a Photo Album in PowerPoint

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
In this one-hour training, you will create a photo album, using pictures from the Picture Library, and program the album with rehearsed timings, so that it runs and loops on its own.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: C. MyersLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics

Saturday, May 13, 2017

PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this 2-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. GreenLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: L. D. WrightLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Monday, May 15, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: H. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 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:
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
In this 2.5-hour  class, you will earn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate.
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Job Search

Internet Job Seeking 101

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use online job boards and job search engines to find the right job for you. Discover where you can build your résumé online. Learn the steps to an effective job search and the organizational tools to help you stay on top of your job-seeking process. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: N. ShinerLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.
Social Media Protection

Social Network Safety & Security

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
In this one hour and 15 minute class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: Curtis P. and Amanda S.Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Basic Formulas in Excel

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will "crunch numbers," using basic mathematical formulas from Excel's Function Library.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of MS Excel. Your will learn to: