Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, May 10, 2021, 10:00 am

Are you a non-native speaker of English who would like to practice speaking English or build your vocabulary?  Join us virtually for the Library's English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circles. The online sessions meet for two hours. They are designed for non-native speakers of English, ages 18 and older, with low intermediate to high-level English skills. For more information, please contact: adultlearning.dcpl@dc.gov 
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American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Monday, May 10, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join us for our ever-popular series of American Sign Language (ASL) classes on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m.  
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Monday, May 10, 2021, 2:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
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ASL Book Club

Monday, May 10, 2021, 2:00 pm

Do you love to read and talk about books? Are you interested in participating in a book discussion using American Sign Language? If so, this book club is for YOU! We meet the second Monday of every other month, from 2 - 3 p.m., via Zoom. The book club is facilitated in ASL by Janice Rosen, Librarian, Center for Accessibility. ASL/voice interpreters will be present. Let us know if you need other reasonable accommodations.
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Virtual Event with the Labs & C4A: What is 3D Printing?

Monday, May 10, 2021, 3:00 pm

One of the technologies offered by the Labs at MLK is 3D printing. Are you curious about how 3D printing works? Join us for a virtual program discussing the basics of how it works, what materials are used and what kinds of machines are at the Labs. 
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Monday, May 10, 2021, 4:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
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ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, May 10, 2021, 6:00 pm

Are you a non-native speaker of English who would like to practice speaking English or build your vocabulary?  Join us virtually for the Library's English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circles. The online sessions meet for two hours. They are designed for non-native speakers of English, ages 18 and older, with low intermediate to high-level English skills. For more information, please contact: adultlearning.dcpl@dc.gov 
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American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join us for our ever-popular series’ of American Sign Language (ASL) classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 - 1 p.m.   This will be a chance for Beginning Level signers to meet and practice conversing and learn some basic signing skills, up to 100 vocabulary words, and rules of grammar. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  
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CANCELED 4/13: Tiber Island Book Club

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 1:30 pm

Unfortunately the April 13th meeting of the Tiber Island Book Club has been canceled--please stay tuned for updates about a rescheduled discussion date, and email adultservices.dcpl@dc.gov if you have any questions.
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Virtual ASL Story Time!

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 2:00 pm

Join us on Facebook Live for American Sign Language (ASL) Story Time with Librarians Ms. Janice and Ms. Jenny! Janice will sign in ASL and Jenny will read aloud from a fun book, then teach some signs from our story, and how to sign the song “The More We Get Together.”  Even though the program is designed for ages 2-5, all are welcome. Automatic captioning will be available.

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