Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 6:00 pm

The Audacious Books Read-along will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. on Twitter using the hashtag #audaciousbooks. This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club.  Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you. January: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Wednesday, June 23, 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 

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Wednesday, June 23, 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.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Wednesday, June 23, 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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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 5:00 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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Clothing S.O.S. (Online)

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 5:00 pm

This event will be held virtually. You will receive join instructions two (2) hours before the event is scheduled to begin. Space is limited, please register at bit.ly/labsclasses to be invited to the chat.  Need help to fix clothing issues like holes, busted buttons and fallen hems? Join Labs' mending experts Allie and Molly in a private video chat to connect with other menders, get advice on how to fix common issues, and show off your quarantine sewing projects.
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Civic Engagement 101 Summer Session: Let's Talk About Race

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 6:00 pm

From the Civil Rights Movement to the Black Lives Matter protests, the fight for racial equality continues. Join us on Wednesday, June 23, at 6 p.m. on the WebEx platform for Civic Engagement 101's second summer session: Let's Talk About Race. The session will be an interactive presentation and conversation on racial justice and healing, led by Zillah Wesley II. 
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ESL Conversation Circles - Adult Learning Department

Wednesday, June 23, 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 

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Thursday, June 24, 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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Word I Basics - Registration Required

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 10:30 am

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 6 participants and registration is required.

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