Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day
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.
ipad, phone, and desktop pc aligned

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
Job Search

Internet Job Seeking 101

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:30 pm

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.
E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 4:00 pm

In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. 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, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to:
A cartoon image of a penguin, panda, and polar bear

Anime Club January Meeting!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 5:00 pm

January's Anime Club meeting has an 'animals' theme - so come out and watch anime with animal or anthropomorphic characters like Polar Bear's Cafe, Chi's Sweet Home, Bono Bono, Bananya, and She and Her Cat on crunchyroll
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6:30 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: R. Oberleitner 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.

Tax Aid

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 4:30 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10
Job Seekers Drop-In ClinicNorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Certificate

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic and NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Practice Session

Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 5:30 pm

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace? Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, which also includes the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment practice session.  You will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search and assess your basic digital literacy skills during Clinic hours.

Brown Bag Chamber Recital

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 12:00 pm

On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at noon in auditorium A-5 of the historic, MLK Jr. Memorial Library.  Performers include internationally-known local musicians, Ralitza Patcheva, Vasily Popov and special guests. For more information, please contact the Adult Services Department, 202-727-1291.

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