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.
Proxies for the word “synthesizer” usually imply some sort of limitation: box, rig, assembly, gear, array, machine, and so on. In Protect-U’s hands though, synths are liberated to contribute whatever they can toward body-moving and brain-waving. The Washington, D.C., duo — Mike Petillo and Aaron Leitko — treats every piece of hardware as an expression of possibility, and then enjoins those circuits into its rhythm-driven mission.
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.
This is a monthly craft series at The Fab Lab at MLK. Each month features a different staff made craft project, which you complete and take home.
Attendees must register online.
If no dates are listed, the class is full.
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: L. Turner
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.
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.
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 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 and Word I Basics
You will learn to:
Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window
3-D print team contributes to collaborative sculpture
Our 3-D printers are still busy working away as the Digital Commons team prepares to open the Fab Lab and Studio Lab.
One of our printers just printed out what will become a piece of a 3-D-printed sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe.
There was lots of fun and games Saturday in Teen Space @ MLK Library, as more than 20 teens gathered to celebrate their accomplishments as high school graduates. There was food, drink, and music while teens played video and board games. Some graduates even came from Maryland to celebrate with us!
Tracy, a Youth Services Librarian, starred as the celebrity guest mixologist, pouring soft drinks for the group. Teens enjoyed a cake provided by the Friends of MLK as well as cookies and chips that were generously donated by Potbelly's on H St. NW.
A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
Entertaining story of globe-trotting con artists, Will Smith and Margot Robbie. Written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa.
105 minutes. 2015. R.
On June 9, at 6 p.m., join us for our Movie of the Month,as we screen Charles Vidor's film noir jewel, Gilda.
Released in 1946, the film stars Rita Hayworth as the headstrong vamp, Glenn Ford as the clever drifter, and George Macready as the absent, but controlling husband.
In celebration of Pride 2015, you are cordially invited to attend a performance by the Rock Creek Singers, the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington's chamber choir under the direction of GMCW's artistic director, Dr. Thea Kano.
Offering a wide range of repertoire, from Broadway tunes to spirituals and folk songs, this ensemble has been delighting Washington audiences since its inception in 2000.
Does the everyday world bore you? Do you find it mundane and uninteresting? Then escape to the fascinating world of fantasy, and explore worlds of magic, dragons, witches, and immortality in the following books. Evermore by Alyson Noel