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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

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Word Basics

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
Come learn how to navigate the basic functions in Microsoft Word, including learning the document terms, features and functions. Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign up for a seat at one of the 10 workstations.
word

Word Basics

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
Come learn how to navigate the basic functions in Microsoft Word, including learning the document terms, features and functions. Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign up for a seat at one of the 10 workstations.

Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

10:30 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.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 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.
Microsoft Imagine Academy

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

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
If you have passed the Jasperactive™ Benchmark in the 2016 Microsoft application for which you are seeking MOS Certification, register to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam on this date. The MOS Exam lasts 50 minutes. There are three time slots available between 1 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

Excel 2016

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

10:30 a.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.
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? 
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

2:30 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.
job

Job & Career Drop-In One-On-One Clinic

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace? Then please attend the two-hour Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic (5 - 7 p.m.). You will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis, and you will receive one-on-one assistance based on your current needs.
Excel 2016

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 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.

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

goDigital - Universal Class: Over 500 Free Online Courses

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
goDigital – Universal Class is a two-hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online training in over 500 courses 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.
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Publisher I Basics

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this two-hour class, explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. Microsoft Publisher 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.
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Northstar Digital Literacy

Anacostia Library

6 p.m.
Every other Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. the Anacostia Library will host Northstar Digital Literacy training and testing. Tuesday will be for practice sessions, and Thursdays will be for official testing. Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate in computer basics, Internet, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, social media, email and information literacy. 
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Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Learn to use your cell phone with accessibility. Tech Talk Tuesday is a drop-in clinic where you can meet with staff or volunteer trainers for help with iPhone or Android devices and accessibility. Short curricula on iPhone and Android accessibility are available. Drop-in Clinic is every Tuesday night, 6 -  7:30 p.m. at Library Express, 1990 K Street NW (Entrance on 20th St).

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

Internet via the World Wide Web

Web I Basics

Computer Classes

12:30 p.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.
E-MAIL Basics

Email Basics

Computer Classes

4 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. 

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

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PC Basics for Seniors: Beginners

Capitol View Library

10:30 a.m.
For seniors and beginners who need to be introduced to the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this hour and a half class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills to become more familiar and comfortable with the computer. 
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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.
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.
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Northstar Digital Literacy

Anacostia Library

6 p.m.
Every other Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. the Anacostia Library will host Northstar Digital Literacy training and testing. Tuesday will be for practice sessions, and Thursdays will be for official testing. Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate in computer basics, Internet, Windows 10, Microsoft Office, social media, email and information literacy. 

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

MS Word 2016

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

10:30 a.m.
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
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment & Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
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 Library Express 1990 K St. NW

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019

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Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Test Exam

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
Capitol View Library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Jasperactive will give you the opportunity to test your skills on Microsoft programs, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Come find out how much you know on these programs, and then prepare to be tested to become MOS certified.   

Monday, Dec. 23, 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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Mavis Beacon Monday's Typing Clinic

Capitol View Library

2 p.m.
In this 1.5 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. 

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019

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Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Learn to use your cell phone with accessibility. Tech Talk Tuesday is a drop-in clinic where you can meet with staff or volunteer trainers for help with iPhone or Android devices and accessibility. Short curricula on iPhone and Android accessibility are available. Drop-in Clinic is every Tuesday night, 6 -  7:30 p.m. at Library Express, 1990 K Street NW (Entrance on 20th St).

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019

word

Word Basics

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
Come learn how to navigate the basic functions in Microsoft Word, including learning the document terms, features and functions. Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign up for a seat at one of the 10 workstations.

Monday, Dec. 30, 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? 
job

Job & Career Drop-In One-On-One Clinic

Capitol View Library

5 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace? Then please attend the two-hour Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic (5 - 7 p.m.). You will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis, and you will receive one-on-one assistance based on your current needs.

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019

cartoon computer chip logo

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Learn to use your cell phone with accessibility. Tech Talk Tuesday is a drop-in clinic where you can meet with staff or volunteer trainers for help with iPhone or Android devices and accessibility. Short curricula on iPhone and Android accessibility are available. Drop-in Clinic is every Tuesday night, 6 -  7:30 p.m. at Library Express, 1990 K Street NW (Entrance on 20th St).