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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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
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Tuesday Yoga

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

1 p.m.
Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Megan Mamula of Yoga District.  We meet in the sunny children's programming room.  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel.  Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please.  
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:

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

4:45 p.m.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing  a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.This program is Free and open to the public.
A- Step Tutoring

A-Step Tutoring

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

4:45 p.m.
Trouble in class? Get free help today! A-Step (After School Tutoring & Enrichment Program) provides educators who are available to tutor students K-12 while addressing  a variety of academic needs. Stop by after school and enhance your education.
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West End Knitting Circle

West End Library

5 p.m.
Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction, or just companionship? Join us for an hour at the West End Library. Please bring your own materials.
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
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Aspiring Writers Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.  Join us to take advantage of classes, resources and support offered by the Library to help you achieve your dream. The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month.
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Writers Working: The Petworth Library Writers Workshop

Petworth Library

7 p.m.
The Petworth Library holds a biweekly writer's workshop. To inquire about the workshop please send an email to chris.stevenson@dc.gov or call 202-243-1187.   
Yogi

Yoga at Your Library

Petworth Library

7:30 p.m.
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist. No experience is required. The class is free. You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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English Conversation Circle

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 noon, Conference Room 1 A drop-in group for adult speakers of other languages to improve their oral skills in American English and gain more confidence in speaking. Participants should have at least a working knowledge of English.
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

#brownbagdc Book Chat

Book Clubs

12 p.m.
Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc@dcpl #brownbagdc is run by staff based out of the Mt. Pleasant and Tenley-Friendship libraries.
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
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Lawyers in the Library: Wills and Advanced Directives for Older Americans

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Ask a lawyer from Neighborhood Legal Services Program your questions about: Requirements for a will in D.C. Land in another state Gifts to minor children Providing for pets Charitable donations Power of Attorney and Living Wills Interstate succession Spousal inheritances
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
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Coffee & Conversation

West End Library

2 p.m.
Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.
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Adult Learning Lab

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level. Assessments on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.
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
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Spanish Conversation Club

Georgetown Library

6 p.m.
Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills? Join us for these weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov.
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Arthur Miller's After the Fall: Lecture and Discussion

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
The West End Library Friends present "Heroes and Demigods: The Rise and Fall", a series of discussions led by Ori Z. Soltes, Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University. The fifth and final installment of this series will feature a lecture on Arthur Miller's After the Fall.
David Newcomb

Improving Your Life Through Meditation

Tenley-Friendship Library

7 p.m.
Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. It is easy to learn and can have many lasting and beneficial effects. After you meditate, the benefits don’t end when your session ends.  Join David Newcomb, long time meditator, for this enjoyable and informative workshop.  
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Yoga for All

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7:30 p.m.
Destress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice led by Tara Bishop, Chopra Center Yoga Certified Teacher. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, or a few mats will be available for use. First-time attendees will be asked to sign a participation waiver. This is a no-cost class for everyone!    

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Census

Fun with Family History - Genealogy and Personal Archiving Clinic

Southeast Library

(All day)
Come to the library to take your genealogy or personal archiving session to the next level using library resources and technology. Library staff are available to help with: Genealogy and family history research. House history research. Photo scanning. Online and social media sharing.
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

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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