Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Capital Tangueros

Library Tango Practica

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:30 pm

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. All levels welcome.    
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Chinese New Year Party

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster - Chinese New Year! Take a look at some of these titles and join us in Teen Space to make paper lanterns, create fortune cookies, and test your ability to use chopsticks.
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Fab Lab Orientation

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

An introduction to the equipment available in the Fab Lab and how to be safe while using it. Completion of this orientation is required in order to sign up for most classes and certifications in the lab.
DC Health Link Enrollment

DC Health Link Enrollment

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:30 pm

Health Link Assisters will be on hand to answer questions regarding the Affordable Care Act and Health Plans. Enrollment sessions are available:   Sundays from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays from 1 - 4 p.m. Thursdays from 5 - 8 p.m.
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Day at the Beach

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Tired of cold weather? Escape from reality and enjoy a day at the beach at the MLK Library Children’s Room! Lounge on a beach towel with your favorite book, play in the sand and build sandcastles, take home a jellyfish, catch a wave, and have a blast! For children up to age 12 and their caregivers.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Monday, January 23, 2017, 11:00 am

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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Excel III Advanced

Monday, January 30, 2017, 1:30 pm

In this 2-hour  class, you will earn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate. You will learn to: Calculate using the following formulas: SUMIF, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIF, AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Monday, January 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

In this 1 hour and 15 minute session, you will engage self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. 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. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises.
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OverDrive Basics

Monday, January 30, 2017, 5:00 pm

Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive using the OverDive app. Bring your device with you. Registration is not required.  Adults, Rm. 107, Dream Lab 
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Monday, January 30, 2017, 5:30 pm

In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. 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, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels

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