Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Niño Wrestles the World: Read and Craft

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 4 p.m.

Join us for a reading of Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales and learn about lucha libre, a theatrical style of professional wrestling popular in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries. Then get crafty and create your own luchador masks! 

Studio Lab Orientation

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
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iMovie Editing on the iPad

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 7 p.m.

Ever wanted to learn how to use iMovie on your iPad? We'll go over everything from editing images, video and audio to exporting your files all directly from your iPad. Plus some tips and tricks for shooting video with this kind of device.  Bring your iPad and a copy of iMovie.  Please register on the Studio Lab page
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Oct. 7, 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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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday, Oct. 7, 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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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Saturday, Oct. 8, 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. 8, 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.
People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply In Community

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, 1 p.m.

You don't have to love reading to enjoy a great story. People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.  The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this four-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!
People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply In Community

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, 1 p.m.

You don't have to love reading to enjoy a great story. People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.  The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this four-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!
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Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Oct. 8, 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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