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Thursday, Sept. 19, 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.  
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PowerPoint I Basics

Capitol View Library

2:30 p.m.
In this class, you will learn the basic features for creating a PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to:

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

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 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Seats are limited to 12 workstations per session.  

Monday, Sept. 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? 
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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
Excel 2016

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

2:30 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
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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. The Job Seekers Drop-In Services will include individual assistance with: Creating an email account Establishing a job board account

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 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. Each Universal Class course involves lessons, assignments, exams and, if passed, awards Continuing Education Units, which are viable credentials in the workplace. 
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Jasperactive Benchmarks (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).
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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).
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Techy Tuesday's

Capitol View Library

7 p.m.
Come and learn how to utilize the functionality of your many devices, including cellphones, tablets, laptops, Kindles and eBooks, etc.  You will be assisted on a first come, first serve basis, and helped one-on-one by the class instructor.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019

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The Power of the Inbox: Tips and Tricks for Successful Email Marketing (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
The Power of the Inbox: Tips & Tricks for Successful Email Marketing is a 1.5-hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., which will give you the keys to an effective email marketing campaign.  
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Grow with Google: Get Your Business Online (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
Grow with Google: Get Your Business Online is a two-hour seminar, sponsored by Google Partners, for those who want to learn how to attract repeat and new business by engaging Google's dynamic marketing features. 

Thursday, Sept. 26, 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.  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. Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
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 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Seats are limited to 12 workstations per session.  
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. Instructor: N. Wood Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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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, Sept. 27, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10:30 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: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.
Northstar Proctored Assessment

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment & 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.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019

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Saturday Technology Training Sessions

Center for Accessibility

1 p.m.
Saturday Technology Training Sessions (STTS) meet every other Saturday, with some exceptions, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Cleveland Park Library in the upstairs conference room. Specific topics of discussion related to adaptive technology and the DC Public Library are announced over the STTS listserv. Please call 202-727-1335 to get on the listserv.
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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, Sept. 30, 2019

PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

10:30 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. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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.  Seats are limited to 10 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 10 workstations. Required skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives:
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

2:45 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. Instructor: M. Rivera 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, Oct. 1, 2019

godigital

goDigital Basics: Discover Your Online Library

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Come learn the basics of downloading eBooks, eAudioBooks, magazines, movies, music and more! Drop-in to discover DC Public Library's more than 15 million free online resources. Watch, read, listen and learn online. Check out goDigital to explore our offerings.  
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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).

Monday, Oct. 7, 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?