Educational Programs

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Meditation: Balance Your Life

Please join the Lamond-Riggs Group Meditation Sessions from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday nights. The group meets once every two weeks starting August 11, 2016. Questions? Please contact librarian Liane Rosenblatt at 202-541-6255.
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Destruction Derby

Do you have broken electronics that you want to repair or disassemble? This is a drop-in workshop where you can bring in your broken or discarded electronic devices to either repair them or to destroy them! Kids (6 and older) and teens welcome. Learn about electronics and DIY repair. Please note that you must have completed your Fab Lab orientation to attend this program. Sign up for orientation and other classes here.
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Learn to use Goodreads

Do you ever wish you had a way to keep track of all the books you read (besides good ol' pen and paper)? Would you like personalized recommendations to find your next favorite book? Would you like to be able to share what you've read with friends and discover new books based on what they've read? Goodreads might be for you! In this hour-long class, participants will learn the basics of how to get started using Goodreads, how to add and organize books using Goodreads, how to find book recommendations and friends, and more! 
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Genealogy Drop-in Clinic

Stop by the library and learn about DC Public Library’s genealogy databases including Heritage Quest. Available from any computer with your library card, this database contains multiple tools for learning about your family history. Join a librarian from the Southeast Branch Library to learn about HQ’s features and strategizing your genealogy journey!  
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OverDrive Basics

Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This class will show you the basics of how to download ebooks, audiobooks and videos from the OverDrive app and desktop. Preferably, download the OverDrive app beforehand if you are not accessing OverDrive on a desktop computer.  Bring your fully charged device with you.  Dream Lab, Room 107
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Lunch at the Labs: Laser Cut Jewelry

This is a monthly craft series at The Fab Lab at MLK. Each month features a different staff made craft project, which you complete and take home. Attendees must register online. If no dates are listed, the class is full.  
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Hola Cultura’s DC Latino History Project

Hola Cultura interns have spent the summer investigating the history of Latinos in Washington DC, furthering research begun last summer when they mapped the Latino community from 1970 to 2010 and focused on how Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan became the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia.
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Hatha Yoga with Diana

Please join us for evening Hatha Yoga with Diana Abdul. She is certified as an RYS 200 Hatha Yoga instructor. Hatha Yoga is a form of gentle yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat.  Participants must sign waiver. No registration required.      
HTML Basics

HTML Basics

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: T. Nguyen 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, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required! You will learn to: Use four basic HyperText Markup Language tags.
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HTML 5

In this 2-hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: S. Dodge Computer Lab, Room 311

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