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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

12:15 p.m.
The library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express (1990 K St. NW).
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Job Seekers Clinic

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities, including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications  
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PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
For those who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this two-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
​In this two-hour 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 are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW ​Computer Lab - Room 102
Northstar Practice Assesment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

12:30 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment to earn a NDLA Certificate. However, certificates are not awarded during this practice session.  Seats are limited to six customers and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics II - Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will expand on your basic knowledge and navigation of the computer by exploring the Windows 7 platform functions and features and other Windows management tools.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.   Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Job Skills image

Job Readiness Workshop

Northeast Library

6 p.m.
Get tips from a local career development facilitator on your resume, job search and networking. Discuss topics and tips related to job searching. Workshop space is limited to 10 participants.   Call 202-698-0058 or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

12:15 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.
MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn to calculate, research and display table data using various Excel formulas.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: S. Bugge Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Friday, June 1, 2018

NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Takoma Park Library

10 a.m.
Earn your NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to logon and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this one-hour proctored session. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills:
Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades, and Colleges

YAAS: Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades and Colleges

Parklands-Turner Library

2 p.m.
College and Job Seekers for Teens and Young Adults Every month at Parklands-Turner, teens (ages 13-19) and young adults (ages 20-24) are guided through specific steps toward realizing their goals—whether these goals are to receive a scholarship award to the college or university of choice, acceptance into a competitive and highly coveted apprenticeship program or a call-back after a series of successful job interviews.

Monday, June 4, 2018

PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
For those who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this two-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Job Seekers Clinic

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

3:30 p.m.
​In this 1.5-hour 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 are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW ​Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: J. VandePutte Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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Job Seekers Clinic

Capitol View Library

4 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities, including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications  
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:45 p.m.
In this one-hour-and-45-minute class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: R. Gopinathan Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

NorthStar Certification

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

12:30 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this two-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to six customers and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Internet via the World Wide Web

Web I Basics

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
n this two-hour class, you will learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the worldwide Web. These skills can help you search online job boards and complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-served basis (as available).   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera

Job Seekers

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Get help with your job search. Members of the library staff will be available to help with resumes, online applications and more. Help is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring any materials you have already completed.    
E-MAIL Basics

Email Basics

Computer Classes

4:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Friday, June 8, 2018

Northstar Practice Assesment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. This 1.5-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate. However, certificates are not awarded during this practice session. 
Northstar Proctored Assessment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

2:15 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this two-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
For those who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this two-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: D. Green Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: Marco D. Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: Bessie A. Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades, and Colleges

YAAS: Young Adults Achieving Success in Careers, Trades and Colleges

Parklands-Turner Library

2 p.m.
College and Job Seekers for Teens and Young Adults Every month at Parklands-Turner, teens (ages 13-19) and young adults (ages 20-24) are guided through specific steps toward realizing their goals—whether these goals are to receive a scholarship award to the college or university of choice, acceptance into a competitive and highly coveted apprenticeship program or a call-back after a series of successful job interviews.

Monday, June 11, 2018

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

10 a.m.
Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.