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Thursday, May 23, 2019

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PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

12:30 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 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
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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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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Library Express

3:45 p.m.
​In this two-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.

Friday, May 24, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this one hour and 45 minute 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.
NorthStar Certification 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.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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1-on-1 Ayuda para la computadora

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Necesita ayuda buscando para un trabajo o creando un perfil de Facebook? Podemos ayudarle con una cita de una hora a la biblioteca de Mt. Pleasant. Podemos ayudar con:     - Navigando el web     - Creando un document en Word     - Leyendo con Kindle o Overdrive     - Clases en el web     - Y mucho mas!
Online Job Search

Job Search and Application Assistance

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Come to the Lamond-Riggs Library every other Tuesday beginning on March 5 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.. We are glad to walk you through the various steps of a job search, such as resume formatting, cover letter writing, creating an email account and completing online job applications.
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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.
MS Word 2016

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

3 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.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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1-on-1 Computer Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Do you need help applying for a job or making a Facebook profile? Sign up for a one hour computer help session at the Mt. Pleasant Library. We can help with:     -Learning how to navigate the web     - Creating Word documents     - Electronic reading resources like Kindle or Overdrive     - Setting up online classes     - and much more!
Typing hands

1-on-1 Ayuda para la computadora

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Necesita ayuda buscando para un trabajo o creando un perfil de Facebook? Podemos ayudarle con una cita de una hora a la biblioteca de Mt. Pleasant. Podemos ayudar con:     - Navigando el web     - Creando un document en Word     - Leyendo con Kindle o Overdrive     - Clases en el web     - Y mucho mas!
PC Basics Graphic 2

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

12:30 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 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

3:45 p.m.
​In this two-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.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Windows 10

Intro to Windows 10

Computer Classes

12:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will explore and navigate the Windows 10 platform functions & features, including the new Start Menu, Windows 10’s digital assistant, Cortana, the new Quick Access feature in File Explorer; selected features of the Settings menu and much more.
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Library Express

3:45 p.m.
​In this two-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.

Friday, May 31, 2019

PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. 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.
NorthStar Certification 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.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Deanwood Library

11:30 a.m.
Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume? 
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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.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Typing hands

1-on-1 Ayuda para la computadora

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Necesita ayuda buscando para un trabajo o creando un perfil de Facebook? Podemos ayudarle con una cita de una hora a la biblioteca de Mt. Pleasant. Podemos ayudar con:     - Navigando el web     - Creando un document en Word     - Leyendo con Kindle o Overdrive     - Clases en el web     - Y mucho mas!
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Skill Builders Meetup

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Student? Job hunter? Retiree? Use DC Public Library resources (such as Lynda, Universal Class, Mango Languages and more) to upgrade your skills and reach your goals. Lamond-Riggs Library staff will be on hand to consult with and to help participants connect with needed resources.  
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Own Your Worth-How Women Can Take Control of Their Wealth

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
You're invited to "Own Your Worth-How Women Can Take Control of Their Wealth". The presentation discusses why women leave major investment decisions to others and how they can break the cycle and take responsibility for themselves. We will discuss steps women can take to frame their needs and organize their wealth in an easy to use format.  Hosted by Patricia Van Kirk, Vice President Wealth Management Portfolio Manager at UBS Financial Services. This event is in partnership with the DC Public Library. Free and open to all adults.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Typing hands

1-on-1 Ayuda para la computadora

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Necesita ayuda buscando para un trabajo o creando un perfil de Facebook? Podemos ayudarle con una cita de una hora a la biblioteca de Mt. Pleasant. Podemos ayudar con:     - Navigando el web     - Creando un document en Word     - Leyendo con Kindle o Overdrive     - Clases en el web     - Y mucho mas!
Typing hands

1-on-1 Computer Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Do you need help applying for a job or making a Facebook profile? Sign up for a one hour computer help session at the Mt. Pleasant Library. We can help with:     -Learning how to navigate the web     - Creating Word documents     - Electronic reading resources like Kindle or Overdrive     - Setting up online classes     - and much more!
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, June 6, 2019

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.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

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, June 10, 2019

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Your Best Resume

Petworth Library

9:45 a.m.
Did you know that Petworth Neighborhood Library offers resume workshops and job-seeking assistance?  
Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Deanwood Library

11:30 a.m.
Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume?