Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Studio Lab Orientation

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, 6 p.m.

This is the required first step towards getting access to the Studio Lab at MLK Library. Participants must have a DC Public Library library card. Register on our classes page
Job Search

Internet Job Seeking 101

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use online job boards and job search engines to find the right job for you. Discover where you can build your résumé online. Learn the steps to an effective job search and the organizational tools to help you stay on top of your job-seeking process. Seats are filled on a first-come, space available basis. Instructor: N. Shiner Computer Lab, Rm. 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. The ability to execute the skills learned in PC Basics, Web I Basics and Email Basics.
Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Library Takeout at the Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 3 p.m.

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!Sign up for a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and discover everything the library has to offer each month at the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter Market.
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 4 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. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. 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. You will learn to:

Studio Lab Orientation

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 6 p.m.

This is the required first step towards getting access to the Studio Lab at MLK Library. Participants must have a DC Public Library library card. Register on our classes page
Microsoft Word

Word I Basics

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 6:30 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. Instructor: L. D. Wright 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.
DiWire Lamp

DiWire Certifcation

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

You must have taken the Fab Lab Orientation to qualify for this certification.
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3-D Printer Certification Class

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

This is the certification and training to use the 3-D Printers in the FabLab. All students must take a FabLab orientation before registering for the training! No exceptions. Click on the link at right for the 3-D Printing Certification Training Registration Form.
bookblock

EBM II: Preparing the Book Block

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, 7 p.m.

The class will introduce you to the requirements for preparing the book block (book interior) on Microsoft Word for Espresso Book Machine publishing. Register at bit.ly/MLKDreamLab. Learn more about the Espresso Book Machine.
Kino Music

FRINGE MUSIC in the Library :: Kino Musica

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, 12 p.m.

Kino Musica melds music from across Africa and its diaspora into soulful sounds that educate and entertain. Kino Musica is an evolving voyage of musical and cultural discovery undertaken by four friends and veterans of the Washington, DC music scene. With members of East African descent, Kino employs melodies from the Horn of Africa as a creative stepping stone to tell honest and personal stories. They instinctively combine these sounds with Cuban and Cape Verdean rhythms into a style beholden to no flag.

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