Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Computer

PC Basics I - Beginner - Walk-In Access

Monday, August 2, 2021, 11:30 am

In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn the parts and functions of the computer, the mouse, and the keyboard, as well as the features of the Desktop. The computer is used to create documents, like résumés, and to conduct online job searches. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic - Walk-In Access

Monday, August 2, 2021, 2:00 pm

​In this 1.5-hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons to improve your typing and keyboarding skills. These skills will 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 walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Monday, August 2, 2021, 2:00 pm

Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
Book Cover for Dessert Island, written and illustrated by Ben Zhu

P&P Live! and DC Public Library Present Ben Zhu | DESSERT ISLAND

Monday, August 2, 2021, 5:00 pm

Politics and Prose is delighted to partner with DC Public Library, the DC Public Library Foundation, and Pepco for an inspirational program for teens with author/illustrator and Gallery Nucleus owner Ben Zhu who will discuss his debut picture book Dessert Island and his art process. Please see details below to receive a free copy of Dessert Island while supplies last, sponsored by the DC Public Library Foundation.
GED Ready Image

Take the GED Ready Practice Test

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:30 am

In order to take the Official GED Practice Exam in DC, you first have to take and get a certain score on the GED Ready Practice Test. The Adult Learning Department at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is offering the GED Ready Practice Test for free on Tuesdays from 10:30am to 1:00pm and Thursdays from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. You may take one of the four subject tests per time slot on a walk-in basis. You must be at least 18. You must bring a picture ID with your address. You should arrive 15 minutes before the start time to sign in with staff.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:30 am

Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
Windows 10Windows 10 Tiles

Intro to Windows 10 - Walk-In Access

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 11:30 am

In this 1.5-hour class, you will explore and navigate the Windows 10 operating system functions & features, including the new Start Menu, the Windows 10 digital assistant, Cortana, the new Quick Access feature in File Explorer; selected features of the Settings menu and much more. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 2:00 pm

Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.
Internet via the World Wide Web

Web I Basics - Walk-In Access

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 2:30 pm

In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the worldwide Web. These skills can help you search online job boards and complete online job applications. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:30 am

Schedule your Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointment at bit.ly/labsclasses. Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session appointments are individualized do-it-yourself (DIY) appointments. Completing a Labs Participant Release Form and a short orientation at the beginning of your appointment is required. A photo ID is required to complete the Labs Participant Release Form, and a library card is required to book a Memory Lab session appointment.

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