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.
Wikimedia DC will lead a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Black History Month. Gain skills to improve or update Wikipedia articles relating to Black life and history in Washington, DC. We will also create or revise new entries related to our Black Studies collections. Participants should bring their own laptops for editing articles.
It's the Third Sunday of the month - time for Lego Club!
Here’s your opportunity to build, design, imagine, and compete!
Some meetings, we'll free build. For other gatherings, we'll have specific challenges. Come ready to create!
No registration required.
Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.
Will Donald J. Trump be the president 'for all Americans' as he pledged in his Victory Speech on Nov. 9, 2016?
Mr. Trump's election as the nation's next President has sparked controversy. Many minorities and immigrants fear the prospect of a Trump administration, because of the billionaire's campaign promises.
Dismissing post-election despair, Trump's supporters believe that he will revitalize the economy and restore America's standing on the international stage.
Banned Books Week is drawing to a close, but the Information Antics exhibit will be on display at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library through October 22. Here's a reading list to accompany the show, featuring fiction and nonfiction dealing with the ways in which information and data can shape the world.
A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6pm In Auditorium A-5
Don't miss these Tuesday Night Movies!
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Our superheroes return to fight Ultron (James Spader) in this rousing sequel. Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johannson and Don Cheadle. Directed by Joss Whedon.
141 minutes. 2015, PG-13
We've all heard them before - the person who tries to dominate every conversation. These conversations could be in our home life or our professional life. It could seem that in a world of constant clamor, and loudness, that these varied characteristics may possibly be a major contributor to what some would call the "drowning out of the introvert", which we'd probably notice if we could only stay quiet enough to hear it.
DC Public Library is proud to announce the publication of three new oral histories in Dig DC, the online portal to DCPL Special Collections. The collections include:
Milepost to Self-Government Oral History - first person accounts of the quest for DC Home Rule from leaders of the fight for self-government
Please join us for a special story time at MLK on Monday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
We will hear the story of the Goat in the Chile Patch, a New Mexican folktale, in flannel board format.
We will hear bilingual stories in Spanish and English and sing songs.
Mermaids. Who hasn't been fascinated with these fantastic creatures of legendary folklore? For the child in your life who can't get enough, here is a list of picture books that feature mermaids. For example, one mermaid loves to explore and another mermaid loves to perform. One mermaid convinces a pirate to talk his way out of a difficult situation, rather than fight his way out of it. Another mermaid follows the courage of her convictions to stand up to a devious troll.