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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Library Express

11 a.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  This 2-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. Facilitator: M. Rivera
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Library Express

2:30 p.m.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session  

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Library Express

11 a.m.
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this 2-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. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Library Express

2 p.m.
In this 2-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. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Library Express

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-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. Instructor: R. GopinathanLibrary Express 1990 K Street, 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.
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Job Skills Workshop

Northeast Library

6 p.m.
Get tips from a local Career Development Facilitator on your resume, job search, and networking. Discuss topics and tips related to job searching.    Workshop space is limited to 10 participants.  Call or stop by the reference desk to sign up at 202-698-1363.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Small Business Development Workshop

Woodridge 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.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

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Women's Leadership Circle

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
The Women's Leadership Circle is presented by the Mercedes Parra Foundation and DG Speaks. This program promotes sisterhood and fosters leadership through educational and social interactions. Our aim is to empower women through an immersive exploration of self-awareness and transformative leadership. This program welcomes women from all walks of life who want to change the trajectory of their lives and careers.

Monday, June 5, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-in

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy
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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the first Tuesday of the month from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Find more events like this one on the DCPL website.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 

Monday, June 12, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
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.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 

Monday, June 19, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-In

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches
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Job Seekers Walk-In Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

4:30 p.m.
Get help with your resumé, cover letter, and more. Library staff will provide one-to-one help for job seekers. First-come, first-served on the 3rd Monday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Click this link to find more events like this one!
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The Regulatory Process of Starting a Small Business

Woodridge Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you interested in starting a small business in the District?  Do you know about the necessary regulations to get started?The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) has partnered with DC Public Library to educate prospective business owners on how to start a new business in the District of Columbia. Come and learn about: Business Licensing Corporate registration

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Georgetown Library

2 p.m.
Earn your Northstar Digital Literacy Assesment (NDLA) Certificate during scheduled proctored sessions. A photo ID will be required to log on and a passing score of 85% on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate.  Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics Internet Windows Mac OS X E-mail MS Word Social Media MS Excel MS PowerPoint Info Literacy

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 

Monday, June 26, 2017

hands on keyboard

One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
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.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

hands on keyboard

One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Logo of the Mercedes Parra Foundation

Women's Leadership Circle

Northeast Library

10 a.m.
The Women's Leadership Circle is presented by the Mercedes Parra Foundation and DG Speaks. This program promotes sisterhood and fosters leadership through educational and social interactions. Our aim is to empower women through an immersive exploration of self-awareness and transformative leadership. This program welcomes women from all walks of life who want to change the trajectory of their lives and careers.

Monday, July 3, 2017

hands on keyboard

One-on-One Help

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
Get personalized help on the computer* in a one-on-one hour-long session with library staff. We can help with the following topics:   Computer and internet basics Email and social media DC Public Library's digital resources - databases, streaming media, eBooks, and more Job seeking activities: Writing and editing resumes and cover letters Finding and applying for jobs online 
Job Seekers

Job Seekers Drop-in

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Resume review Creation of an email address Online applications Online job searches