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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:45 p.m.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate   The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to logon and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 2 hour proctored session. Proctor: D. P. Grogan Location: Computer Lab - Room 311
Career sign

One-on-One Career Development

Northeast Library

5:15 p.m.
Looking for a Job?  Get one-on-one help with resumes, interview skills, job searching and skills assessments from a local Career Development Facilitator. Starting Wednesdays (Jan. 4, 11, 18) from 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Appointments approximately 20-30 minutes. See staff at the Information desk to make an appointment, or call us at 202-698-1363.  
Website Construction

Build a Website 1-2-3

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:15 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn how to build a website by engaging three critical considerations:  choosing your domain name, choosing a web host, and choosing from among various methods for creating the content of your web page.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Atwater Computer Lab, Room 311

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic and NorthStar Digital Literacy Assesssment Practice Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace? Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, which also includes the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment practice session. You will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search and assess your basic digital literacy skills during Clinic hours.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

Photo of Blair Goins

Design a Career You'll LOVE! with Blair Goins

Tenley-Friendship Library

1 p.m.
Career Coach Blair Goins will help participants develop a plan before beginning the search for a new job. Free & open to the public. Please click this link to register.
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan 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.

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) 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 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 will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White 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.
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:15 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. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in the PC Basics class. You will learn to: Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Word window.
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. D. Wright Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to:

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will 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: M. Rivera 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.
Graphic of business people

Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, job search, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
job

Ban the Box Workshop: Know your rights while applying for jobs

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Do you ever have questions about some of the information that you are asked to fill in on some job applications?  Join us at this free workshop hosted by the Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C. and find out what your rights are when applying for jobs. 
jobseekers

Breaking Barriers: Ban the Box--The Fair Criminal Records Screening Act

Woodridge Library

4 p.m.
Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records? Do you believe that your criminal record is preventing you from getting or keeping a job? A new D.C. law passed in 2014 says that certain employers are not allowed to ask questions about criminal background on initial job application forms, and can only ask about criminal convictions after a conditional offer of employment is made.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
In this 1 hour and 45 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: M. Rivera Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: R. Oberleitner 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.

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

11 a.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  This 2-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate.  However, Certificates are not awarded during this practice session  Facilitator: M. Rivera Location: Computer Lab - Room 311
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2:45 p.m.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate   The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  A photo ID will be required to logon and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 2 hour proctored session. Proctor: D. P. Grogan Location: Computer Lab - Room 311
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 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. Instructor: R. Gopinathan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: M. Rivera Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to:
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slide show presentation. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan 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 PowerPoint Basics You will learn to: Create photo albums

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Resume on Table Next to Computer Keyboard and Pen

Support for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
One-On-One Support for Job Seekers with Disabilities Are you a person with a disability? Are you looking for a job and need some help with writing your resume, cover letters, or practicing for an interview? If yes, drop-in on Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!  A skilled team of disability advocates will provide one-on-one feedback on your resume, cover letter, or interviewing skills.*
E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.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 will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. Green Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to:
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

12:15 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. Instructor: I. Kearse Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour  class, you will earn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White 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, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate. You will learn to: Calculate using the following formulas: SUMIF, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIF, AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
In this 1 hour and 15 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels
DCRA logo

The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Francis A. Gregory 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, Jan. 31, 2017

jobseeker

Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to job seekers?
jobseeker

Online Resources 101: Job & Career Accelerator

Francis A. Gregory Library

12 p.m.
Did you know that with your DC Public Library card grants you access to dozens of FREE online resources specifically catered to job seekers?