Center for Accessibility

Girl on the train book cover

Book Club in American Sign Language

Join us for a discussion in American Sign Language of Paula Hawkins' thriller The Girl on the Train, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. The discussion will be held on the second floor in room 215- The Center for Accessibility.
Social Justice Sneakers exhibit

Social Justice Sneakers: Walk in Someone Else's Shoes

In Celebration of King Week and Black History MSocial Justice Sneakers:   Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes   On display in the  GREAT HALL   Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library  January 19 – February 28, 2016  ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:  

Wikipedia Accessibility Event

If you need accommodation to attend this program, including American Sign Language Interpretation, please contact us as early as possible. Our accommodation statement is: http://dclibrary.org/node/2095 .   Please come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Center for Accessibility, room 215, on Saturday January 23rd from 1pm to 4pm to participate in a discussion on the accessibility of Wikipedia.  
Sign Language Alphabet

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Join us in this beginners-level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Feel free to stay for the Intermediate level which follows right after this one on Monday evenings.  The class is FREE but space is limited to 25 people per class.  Please contact us to reserve your place.  Instructors: Cole Huff and Steven Titlebaum.   
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Join us in this intermediate-level class.  We'll learn more vocabulary and practice conversation. Anyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. You can review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  The class is FREE but space is limited to 25 people per class. Please contact us to reserve your place. Instructors: Cole Huff and Steven Titlebaum.    Center for Accessibility Learning Lab, Room 215.     
ASL Sign I Love You

ASL Story Time

Stories, games, fun in American Sign Language (ASL) with Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.   For ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.  ASL/voice interpreters and therapy dogs from People Animals Love will be present. Questions? Voice/video: 202-559-5368 or email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov
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Dr. Andrew Jackson Foster and the African-American Deaf Mission in Washington, DC

Dr. Andrew Jackson Foster and the African-American Deaf Mission in Washington, DC with Dr. Isaac O. Agboola, Interim Dean, School of Education, Business, and Human Services, Gallaudet University and Judy C. Williams, Historian, Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC GREAT HALL Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Questions?  Contact Center for Accessibility,  (202) 727-2142 or lbph.dcpl@dc.gov
To Kill a Mockingbird

Friday Flicks-- To Kill a Mockingbird

Come to the Center for Accessibility for a Friday Flick! Every third Friday, we'll be showing a film with audio description and closed captioning enabled. 
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Adaptive Film: 'True Grit'

Come to the Center for Accessibility Lab for an adaptive film!  We'll be showing True Grit (2010, rated PG-13). The film will be shown with both audio description and closed captioning. If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Accessibility at 202-727-2142 or 202-559-5368 for Video Phone.

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