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Microsoft Imagine Academy: Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:30 pm

The library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express (1990 K St. NW).
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Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

In this two-hour class, review the advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuation and characters to refine your search results. Also explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.
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Excel II Intermediate

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 2:45 pm

​In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 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: H. White Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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The Labs Presents: DIY Mending Workshop

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 6:00 pm

Have pants that need hemming? A popped button you don't know how to sew back on? A rip in your favorite dress? Bring your (clean) clothing to this workshop to learn mending basics! We provide sewing machines, needles, thread, fabric and many other notions to help you learn how to fix your own clothes.  Space is limited, please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot. This class will take place at Library Express, 1990 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006.
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Excel I Basics

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 2:30 pm

In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 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. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Mock Interviews - Successful Interview Strategies

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 3:00 pm

The interview process can be intimidating. Come to the library and learn from an experienced human resources specialist from the DC Government Department of Human Resources who will:   Identify the purpose of an interview. Discuss the seven phases of the interview process.   Provide strategies for answering tough, open-ended questions.  
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Excel II Intermediate

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30 pm

​In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 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: N. Wood Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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PC Basics I - Beginner

Friday, January 25, 2019, 10:30 am

For those who need to be introduced to 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 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Friday, January 25, 2019, 2:00 pm

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to 12 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 12 workstations. Proctor: M. Rivera
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Word II Intermediate

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 am

In this two-hour class, you will learn more features of the MS Word 2016 word processing 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: L. Turner Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

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