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Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
The library is offering free 2016 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).

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019

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Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
In this two-hour class, review the advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuation and characters to refine your search results. Also explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

2:45 p.m.
​In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further 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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

Job Seekers

Job Seekers

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a new job or a career change? Need help getting started, editing your resume or applying online? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served.       
Excel 2016

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
jobseekers

Job Seekers Walk-in Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a job? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served. 
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Mock Interviews - Successful Interview Strategies

Library Express

3 p.m.
The interview process can be intimidating. Come to the library and learn from an experienced human resources specialist from the DC Government Department of Human Resources who will:   Identify the purpose of an interview. Discuss the seven phases of the interview process.   Provide strategies for answering tough, open-ended questions.  
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
​In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further 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: N. Wood Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

10:30 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
Northstar Proctored Assessment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic 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 1.5-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. Proctor: M. Rivera

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the MS Word 2016 word processing software that can help you further 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: L. Turner Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Microsoft Imagine Academy

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

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019

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Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) 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 learn more about any legal barriers to employment you may have that an attorney might be able to help you resolve.

goDigital - Universal Class

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
goDigital – Universal Class is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online training in a wide array of subjects, including computer training, office skills, health and medicine, language arts, law/legal/criminal, pet and animal care, real estate and so much more. Each Universal Class course involves lessons, assignments, exams and, if passed, awards Continuing Education Units, which are viable credentials in the workplace. 
Excel 2016

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn to calculate, research and display table data using various Microsoft Excel 2016 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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features in MS Word 2016 that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
The library is offering free 2016 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).

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   
MS Word 2016

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature in MS Word 2016, 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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

4 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 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

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
​In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further 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
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

4 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 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

Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

Job Seekers

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a new job or a career change? Need help getting started, editing your resume or applying online? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served.     

Monday, Feb. 4, 2019

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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 This session lasts from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

jobseekers

Job Seekers Walk-in Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a job? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served. 

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Cleveland Park Library

1 p.m.
Looking for a job? Let us help you! Get one-on-one assistance with your job search, online application, cover letter and résumé.  
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Applying for D.C. Government Jobs: Practical Steps to Success

Library Express

3 p.m.
Applying for government jobs can be intimidating. Come to the library and learn from an experienced human resources specialist from the DC Government Department of Human Resources. This course will:    Present its participants with basic instruction on the development of a strong and competitive resume for applying for government jobs.  

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-in Clinic

Cleveland Park Library

Looking for a job? Let us help you! Get one-on-one assistance with your job search, online application, cover letter and résumé.  
jobseekers

Job Seekers Walk-in Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a job? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served.