Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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The Great Zucchini!

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 11 a.m.

The Great Zucchini is back! Known as one of the most popular children's performers in the region, The Great Zucchini brings his wacky and zany antics to our Great Hall. Don't miss it! 
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Aug. 13, 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.
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Excel I Basics

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 12:15 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 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
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Aug. 13, 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.
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60 Ways to Grow Your Email List (Registration Required)

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

"60 Ways to Grow Your Email List" is a 2.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will identify how to gather contacts of people who are interested in your organization, plus provide tips, technologies and tactics for keeping your contacts organized and segmented for easier, more effective targeted marketing  Register Now  
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Library Tango Practica

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Learn and practice the Argentine Tango with Bahman Aryana of Rendezvous Tango. Classes held at MLK Library the 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. On 3rd Saturdays, classes are held at the Southwest Neighborhood Library. All levels welcome.  
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Rush Hour Reads

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
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Book Share

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, 2 p.m.

Let’s talk books, the characters in them, and the writers who created them. We’ll ask lots of thinking  questions that have no right answers—we want to hear what YOU have to say.  Bring your opinions! Ages 6-12. No registration required. Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.  
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Rush Hour Reads

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 

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