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Friday, July 20, 2018

Northstar Digital Literacy

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

1 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 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.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet 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: C. Myers Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  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
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Design a Future You'll Love

Mt. Pleasant Library

1 p.m.
Contemplating a career change or development but feeling uncertain? Come take this fun workshop to help you conceptualize the next steps. Career Coach Blair Goins will use writing exercises and dialogues in a small group setting.
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this two-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 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: I. Kearse Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Monday, July 23, 2018

jobseekers

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.
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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. 
MS Excel 2013

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 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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two-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 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. Dodge Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Jasperactive Benchmarks (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 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).

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Internet via the World Wide Web

Web I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In 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: D. Green
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.  
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

2:30 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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.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: L. Turner Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slid show presentation.  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 St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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. 
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, Aug. 6, 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
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PC Basics II - Intermediate

Computer Classes

3 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
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, Aug. 7, 2018

Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
​In this one-hour session, you will engage in 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 Word 2013

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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 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 Benchmarks (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 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).

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

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 Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment & Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

1 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.

Saturday, Aug. 11, 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 30 minutes 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