Library Express

Library Express is part of the Interim Services during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library’s closing for modernization. For more information, visit dclibrary.org/mlkfuture.
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 11:00 am

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
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 2:30 pm

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate - Proctored Session  
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PC Basics I - Beginner

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 11:00 am

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: M. RiveraLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:
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Word I Basics

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 2:00 pm

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
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Word II Intermediate

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 5:30 pm

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.
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2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
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Brown Bag Chamber Recital

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 12:00 pm

On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut of Washington, presents a lunchtime chamber music series open to the public. Performers include internationally-known, local musicians Ralitza Patcheva, Vasily Popov and special guests.
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Friday Lunch and Learn

Friday, June 2, 2017, 12:00 pm

Friday Lunch and Learn is an hour-long bring-your-own brown-bag lunch and Adaptive Technology discussion held at the Library Express branch of the DC Public Library every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. It is an opportunity for people who are interested in assistive technology - especially those enrolled in the JAWS classes - to share information informally. Our opening Lunch and Learn at Library Express will be Friday, May 12 at noon. We hope you can make it.

Tech Talk Tuesdays

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. This meet-up is an opportunity for assistive technology users to get together and share information on specific topics.
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 1:00 pm

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.

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