Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 12 p.m.

Friday Lunch and Learn is an hour-long bring-your-own brown-bag lunch and Adaptive Technology discussion held in room 215, Center for Accessibility at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library every Friday from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. It is an opportunity for people enrolled in the JAWS classes to share information.
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Lunch at the Labs: Embroidery Basics

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, 1 p.m.

Throughout history and across cultures, embroidery has been used to embellish and add significance to clothing, accessories, and household objects. Join Labs staff to learn basic stitches and techniques for making your possessions prettier, or adding an extra special touch to a gift. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own fabric or item to practice on.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level 9:30 - 10:55 a.m. Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is FREE. No need to register. Class meets in the Center for Accessibility, Room 215.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 11:15 a.m.

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Join us in this intermediate-level class.  Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  The class is FREE. No need to register Class meets in the Center for Accessibility, Room 215.
Home Movie Day

Home Movie Day

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 12 p.m.

Do you have home movies you haven't watched in forever? Do you have questions about how to preserve and maintain your 8mm films and VHS movies? Join us in the Great Hall on from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and have your home movies inspected by local archivists. Ask questions and share your movies with the public. For more information about home movie day visit Center for Home Movies.
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 12 p.m.

Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year. So, come one, come all; just come ready.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 1 p.m.

If you need accommodation to attend these programs, including American Sign Language Interpretation, please contact us as early as possible. Our accommodation statement is available on our website: http://dclibrary.org/node/2095.
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 1 p.m.

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, 2 p.m.

New Meeting Room! If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this.  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.

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