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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

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NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
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.  Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level of the library to schedule an appointment. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel 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. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
MS Excel 2013

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this 2-hour minute class, you will learn more features of this spreadsheet 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: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

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NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
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.  Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level of the library to schedule an appointment. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
​In this one hour and 15 minute session, you will engage 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 a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW
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: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Northstar Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate program

Northeast Library

6:30 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate program is now being offered at the Northeast Neighborhood Library! Here you will:  Learn basic digital literacy skills Assess your digital literacy skills Earn your NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment (NDLA) certificate Assess your digital literacy skills during public access computing time by taking a variety of digital NorthStar literacy assessments during scheduled sessions. Assessments Include:  

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

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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.

Saturday, Aug. 26, 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

Monday, Aug. 28, 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.
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
For those who need to come into 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 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
PC Basics

PC Basics II - Intermediate

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will expand on your basic knowledge and navigation of the computer by exploring the Windows 7 platform functions & features and other Windows management tools.  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 Express1990 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, Aug. 29, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Logo

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
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.  Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level of the library to schedule an appointment. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics
MS Word 2013

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.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.  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 Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
​In this one hour and 15 minute session, you will engage 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 a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW
Mobile Devices

Mobile Device Security

Computer Classes

6:15 p.m.
In this one hour and 15 minute class, you will learn how to use your mobile devices more securely.  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: Curtis P. and Amanda S.Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  This two-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.
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session  
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, 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. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Logo

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
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.  Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level of the library to schedule an appointment. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics

Saturday, Sept. 2, 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

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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.

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

NorthStar Digital Literacy Logo

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring

Mt. Pleasant Library

(All day)
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.  Appointments are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 202-671-3121 or visit the Information Desk on the lower level of the library to schedule an appointment. Assessments are available in the follow basic digital literacy skills: Computer Basics

Small Business Development Workshop

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) 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, Sept. 8, 2017

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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, Sept. 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.