Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Computer Comfort

Computer Comfort Practice Session - Walk-In Access

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 5:00 pm

If you are new to computers, this class is for you!  Come and learn very basic computer skills or practice the new skills you have learned in this 1-hour and 15-minute session. You will receive guided practice in: Beginning-level mouse skills Keyboarding Navigating the computer desktop Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.
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Safety Orientation

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:00 pm

This orientation is required to participate in any activity, event, or workshop at the Fabrication Lab. The first step before using any Fab Lab equipment. The Fab Lab is designated for use by persons aged 13 and older. Children between 6-12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. During the brief orientation, you'll be introduced to the Fabrication Lab's policies and procedures. Labs staff will check your ID and give you an electronic Participant Release Form to sign. 
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Certiport Exams from Home Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:00 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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Safety Orientation

Friday, August 27, 2021, 1:00 pm

This orientation is required to participate in any activity, event, or workshop at the Fabrication Lab. The first step before using any Fab Lab equipment. The Fab Lab is designated for use by persons aged 13 and older. Children between 6-12 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. During the brief orientation, you'll be introduced to the Fabrication Lab's policies and procedures. Labs staff will check your ID and give you an electronic Participant Release Form to sign. 
Word 2019

Word I Basics - Walk-In Access

Friday, August 27, 2021, 2:00 pm

In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features in MS Word 2019 that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. 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

Friday, August 27, 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.
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NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessments - Proctored Session - Walk-In Access

Friday, August 27, 2021, 4:00 pm

  In this 1.5-hour proctored session, you will be able to take one or more NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessments and earn your NDLA Certificate with a score of 85% or better.  The NDLA Certificate is a worthy addition to your résumé. 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.
Improv for All!

Improv for All! In partnership with the Washington Improv Theater

Saturday, August 28, 2021, 1:00 pm

Join the DC Public Library in partnership with the Washington Improv Theater (WIT) for a free, introductory, high-fun, low-stress workshop designed to share the ideas and spirit of improv

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

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.
PowerPoint 2019

PowerPoint I Basics - Walk-In Access

Monday, August 30, 2021, 11:30 am

 In this 1.5-hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic slide show presentation in MS PowerPoint 2019. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  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.

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