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Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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 Street, NW. The Jasperactive™ Benchmark lasts 50 minutes. To sign up for one of three time slots to take the Benchmark on this date, click register below. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.  
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

5:15 p.m.
In this 2-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: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Job Seekers

Job Seekers

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter and more. Two members of the Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served. Find more events like this on the DC Public Library calendar.

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Logo

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  This one-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate.  However, Certificates are not awarded during this practice session. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Logo

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session  
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:45 p.m.
In this one-hour and 45 minute 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: R. GopinathanLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

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

Computer Classes

3 a.m.
The Library is offering free Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. If you have passed the Jasperactive™ Benchmark in the 2013 Microsoft application for which you are seeking MOS Certification, click register below to sign up to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam on this date. The MOS Exam lasts 50 minutes. There are three time slots available. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.  
joan sherman

Job Search Workshop

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
From 10 - 11:30 a.m. the Chevy Chase Branch Library will host a free workshop entitled "Motivation & Momentum: Practical Ideas to 'Pick Yourself Up' & Launch An Effective Job-Search Campaign." 
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

5:45 p.m.
In this one-hour and 45 minute 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: H. MotamarryLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

10:30 a.m.
In this 2.5-hour  class, you will earn 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: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Computer Classes

2:45 p.m.
In this 2-hour and 15 minute class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slide 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. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

1:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour  class, you will earn 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. WhiteLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand your PowerPoint skills by engaging features that enhance the construction, the structure and the collaborative dynamics of a slide 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: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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 Street, NW. The Jasperactive™ Benchmark lasts 50 minutes. To sign up for one of three time slots to take the Benchmark on this date, click register below. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.  
Job Seekers

Job Seekers

Tenley-Friendship Library

1:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter and more. Two members of the Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served. Find more events like this on the DC Public Library calendar.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

joan sherman

Job Search Workshop

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Joan Sherman, Job-Search and Networking Coach at Networkshops.net, will present a 90-minute talk on searching for a job: "Questioning & Active Listening Skills: Networking Techniques & Establishing Credibility in Your Job-Search" 
joan sherman

Job Search Workshop

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
From 10 - 11:30 a.m. the Chevy Chase Branch Library will host a free workshop entitled "Motivation & Momentum: Practical Ideas to 'Pick Yourself Up' & Launch An Effective Job-Search Campaign." 

Small Business Development Workshop

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Takoma Park Library

10 a.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 logon and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1 hour proctored session.

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

NorthStar Picture

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Takoma Park Library

10 a.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 logon and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1 hour proctored session.

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017

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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Jan. 22, 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, Feb. 26, 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, March 12, 2018

jobseekers

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.

Monday, March 26, 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 find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.