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Monday, May 22, 2017

PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Library Express

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. Instructor: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Constant Contact Logo

Drive Your Business with Social Media

Library Express

10:30 a.m.
Drive Your Business with Social Media: Guide to Successful Social Media Marketing is a 2-hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will show you how to make the most of social media for your new and existing business.  Register NowRegistration is limited to 12 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. 
Mail Merge in MS Word

Mail Merge in MS Word

Library Express

2 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. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary 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, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate.
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
Overdrive basics

eBooks Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Eager to listen to your favorite book? Having trouble navigating OverDrive? This one-hour class will show you the basics of how to download eBooks and audioBooks from OverDrive using the OverDrive app. Bring your device with you.  Registration required. Call 202-698-0058 or speak to the librarian at the Adult Reference Desk on the 1st floor to sign up. Class is limited to 5 participants.  

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Library Express

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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MS Excel 2013

PivotTables and PivotCharts in Excel

Library Express

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will create a PivotTable and a PivotChart, based on existing table data, using the Contextual Tabs for each feature.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Excel
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate program

Northeast Library

11:45 a.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
MS Excel 2013

VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP in Excel

Library Express

12:15 p.m.
In this one-hour training, you will perform these two reference formulas to locate data within an existing spreadsheet.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Word. Your will learn to:
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint I Basics

Library Express

2:30 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. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

Library Express

5:30 p.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: H. MotamarryLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:

Thursday, May 25, 2017

MS Word 2013

Table of Contents, Indexes and Other References in Word

Library Express

11 a.m.
In this one-hour training, you will create a table of contents, an index, and also insert other references within an existing document.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Basic computer and mouse navigation skills and a working knowledge of Word. Your will learn to:
MS Word 2013

Inserting Headers and Footers, SmartArt and Other Inserts in Word

Library Express

12:15 p.m.
Inserting Headers and Footers, SmartArt and other Inserts in Word   In this one-hour training, you will insert and manipulate headers and footers, SmartArt, screenshots, stylized text boxes, hyperlinks and other features on the Insert Command Tab.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.   Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
PS PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint II Intermediate

Library Express

2:30 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. Instructor: D. P. GroganLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Privacy Tools in Action

Mt. Pleasant Library

11:30 a.m.
As Internet Service Providers (ISPs), the largest for-profit engines, applications and social media corporations gain ever greater access to our content and usage of the internet, there have also come into existence creative technologies and best practices that, if put into use, mitigate the view that these organizations have on our internet access.
Hand holding Camcorder

Video Basics

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

1 p.m.
Come learn the basics of shooting video.In this class, you will learn how to gather footage with a complete video project in mind. You will also get hands-on experience shooting with our video cameras.Limited space is available and sign-up is required.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Mt. Pleasant Library

11 a.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
Northstar certificate image

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

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
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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

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.
Photo of camcorder

Video Basics

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7 p.m.
Come learn the basics of shooting video. In this class, you will learn how to gather footage with a complete video project in mind. You will also get hands-on experience shooting with our video cameras. Limited space is available and sign-up is required. Click here to sign up.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Tech Help

Tech Products Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2 p.m.
Looking for help to figure out a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Do you have digital technology or computer-related questions? Bring your device and we'll show you how to use it. The DC Public Library participates in Age-Friendly DC, a city-wide commitment to making the District of Columbia an easier place to live, work, learn, visit and play as we grow older.

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.
NorthStar Certificate of Completion

NorthStar Digital Literacy Proctoring Session

Mt. Pleasant Library

5 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

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

Zinio, Overdrive, and Freegal Drop-In Clinics

Francis A. Gregory Library

2 p.m.
Read digital issues of your favorite magazines with Zinio, the ultimate one-stop shop for magazine lovers, completely FREE with your DC Public Library card. Access 175 titles and counting of your favorite print magazines, available online to view in your browser or to download to your device.