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Mavis Beacon Monday's Typing Clinic

Monday, September 16, 2019, 2:00 pm

In this 1.5 hour session, you will engage in 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 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 10 workstations. Required skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives:
Color My World

Color My World

Monday, September 16, 2019, 4:00 pm

Are you interested in sparking your imagination and expressing yourself? Color my World is just for you. Let your creativity shine by selecting coloring sheets or take a chance and design your own.  No matter what you choose, we're saving a spot just for you in the Children's Room. Recommended for ages 5-12. This program is free and open to the public.
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Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Monday, September 16, 2019, 6:00 pm

Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is FREE. No need to register. Questions? Contact: Janice Rosen, Librarian, Library Express, 202-559-5368 or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.
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Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:00 pm

Join us in this intermediate-level class. Review what you know, learn new signs and practice conversation. Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is free, no need to register. Questions? Contact Janice Rosen, librarian, Library Express at 202-559-5368 or email lbph.dcpl@dc.gov  
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:00 pm

Story time fun for the entire family! Join us for an evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-to-40-minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, this program is free and open to the public. The last Monday of every month will be a collaborative Pajama Story Time featuring American Sign Language songs and stories.  Join in the fun and learn some new signs!   Recommended for children and families.
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PreSchool Story Time

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Make It!

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 4:00 pm

Create a different project with us every week as we explore arts, crafts, music, science & technology. Dive into maker and create projects such as musical instruments, computer programming games, paper helicopters, balloon racing cars and more! Recommended for children ages 6 and up & families.  
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10:30 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. 
Mid Day Movies

Mid-Day Movies

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 pm

Unwind with friends and join us for an afternoon movie.  Participate and vote each week for the movie to be shown the following week.   Recommended for adults and seniors.
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PowerPoint I Basics

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 2:30 pm

In this class, you will learn the basic features for creating a PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  Seats are limited to 10 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to:

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