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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In & Legal Clinic, Featuring the NorthStar Digital Library Assessment Practice Session

Computer Classes

1 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?  Do you need legal assistance with barriers to employment that you are experiencing?  Then please attend the 3-hour Job Seekers Drop-In & Legal Clinic, which also includes the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment practice session.
Key

Lock it Down: Strategies for Online Digital Security

Francis A. Gregory Library

7 p.m.
Join knowledgeable members of CommunityRED for an overview of simple things the average user can do to increase their digital security across multiple online accounts. The session will cover topics like how to create secure passwords, using password managers, and ins and outs of two-factor authentication.   Different strategies and tools will be demonstrated and all are welcome no matter where you are at in your computer skills.

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
The Library is offering free Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who pass a skills test.  If you have passed the skills tests, click register below to sign up to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam on this date. There are three time slots available. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session. Register  
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

Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you need help in developing an effective resume? Then please attend our 2-hour Resume Writing and Job Help Clinic, where you will receive individual assistance in  accomplishing the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.Facilitators: T. Safronova & M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102The Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic services include individual assistance with ~

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

E-MAIL Basics

E-mail Basics

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. 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. GreenLibrary Express
MS Word 2013

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

12:30 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.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: I. KearseLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017

Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
​In this two-hour 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
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, Sept. 26, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Skills Test

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
The Library is offering free Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who pass a skills test. Skills tests are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express, 1990 K Street, NW. The skills tests last 50 minutes. To sign up for for one of three time slots to take the skills test on this date, click register below. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.  
Overdrive basics

eBook Basics

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Want to read anywhere on your mobile device? Having trouble locating those downloaded ebooks? Eager to flip through a magazine on your tablet? This one-hour class will show you the basics of downloading eBooks and eAudioBooks using Libby, the new OverDrive app. We will also explore RBDigital, the app that lets you borrow (and keep!) your favorite magazines in digital format. Many newer tablets and iPads have high resolution displays, so digital magazine photos are crystal clear with brilliant colors.
MS Excel 2013

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

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.  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

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in room 103 at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library at 1990 K Street NW (entrance between 19th St. and 20th St.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
Learn about the library’s online collection of    electronic resources. This program is for adults.

An Introduction to Database Research

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

6 p.m.
Learn about the library’s online collection of electronic resources. This program is for adults.    

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 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  
Best iPhone Apps cover

App and Tech Help

Northeast Library

3 p.m.
Join us at Northeast Neighborhood Library for a monthly App and portable devices workshop. We will help you with questions about your portable devices and share useful tips about apps and other software features. This class is designed for seniors, but all are welcome. Space is limited; call 202-698-1363 to register for the class. One on one classes offered on a limited basis and by appointment only. Please call for more information.
WordPress

Introduction to WordPress

Computer Classes

6 p.m.
In this 1.5 hour class, you will learn one of the most popular tools used to create websites today.  It is estimated that more than 25% of websites on the Internet today use this free software.  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: L. AtwaterLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
The Library is offering free Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who pass a skills test.  If you have passed the skills tests, click register below to sign up to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam on this date. There are three time slots available. Seats are limited to twelve (12) workstations per session.   Register
Social Media Protection

Social Network Safety & Security

Computer Classes

6:15 p.m.
In this one hour and 15 minute class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: Curtis P.Library 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, Sept. 29, 2017

Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you need help in developing an effective resume? Then please attend our 2-hour Resume Writing and Job Help Clinic, where you will receive individual assistance in  accomplishing the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.Facilitators: T. Safronova & M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102The Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic services include individual assistance with ~

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

MS Excel 2013

Excel III Advanced

Library Express

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, Oct. 2, 2017

Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in room 103 at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library at 1990 K Street NW (entrance between 19th St. and 20th St.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Library Express

6 p.m.
Tech Talk Tuesdays take place on the first, second, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in room 103 at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library at 1990 K Street NW (entrance between 19th St. and 20th St.) This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Keyboard

Computer Basics Class

Petworth Library

10:30 a.m.
Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher.