Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 6 p.m.

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level 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 at the Southeast Neighborhood Library, 403 7th St. SE.
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Laser Cutting Certification

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6 p.m.

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before you can take this class.
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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.

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, 7:15 p.m.

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level 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 at the Southeast Neighborhood Library, 403 7th St. SE  
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 10 a.m.

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 11 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 

Brown Bag Chamber Recital

On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at noon in room A-5.  Performers include internationally-known local musicians. For more information, please contact the Information Services Department, 202-727-1291.
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Library Takeout at the Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Thursday, Oct. 13, 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.
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Mobile Device Security

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how to use your mobile devices more securely.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: Amanda S.and Curtis P.   Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Web I Basics, and Email Basics. You will learn: To engage your mobile device's internal security features The activities and sites to avoid security risks
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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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