Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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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.
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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.
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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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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday, Sept. 9, 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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PC Basics I - Beginner

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, 10 a.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: L. D. Wright Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
Sing, Talk & Read Festival

Sing, Talk & Read Family Festival

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

Bring the kids for a fun, educational day. Learn how singing, talking and reading with your baby now can help your child later in school.   Fun Workshops Activities for Kids Live Entertainment Refreshments Free Books and Door Prizes Special Appearances from Radio One DJs  For birth to age 8.    
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STAR Family Festival: Sing, Talk & Read

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

Learn how singing, talking and reading with your baby or young child now can help them later in school. It's never too early to give your kids a smart start.  Come to DC Public Library's Sing, Talk & Read Family Festival featuring: Workshops for parents to support your child's early learning Fun activities, crafts and games for children  Live entertainment
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Sept. 10, 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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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, 12:45 p.m.

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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