Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Wednesday, September 29, 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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3D Printer Orientation - Ultimakers

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 2:30 pm

Welcome back! Your first session with these machines will include a safety orientation, a waiver, and a brief introduction to the machines. The rest of the time during your first session and following sessions will be for your own use. These appointments are 1-on-1 and will require you to wear a mask to ensure staff and patron safety. Active certification for reservation is required. To ensure equitable use of library facilities each user is limited to one machine for three (3) consecutive hours per day and no more than three (3) reservations per thirty (30) day period.
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The Quanders: Since 1684 an Enduring African American Legacy - A Book Talk

Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 5:00 pm

This book talk will be a conversation with author Rohulamin Quander about his amazing family history that has been handed down, documented, and celebrated in detail with his latest book The Quanders - Since 1684, an Enduring African American Legacy.  This conversation brings forth a rare opportunity to hear the story of a local African American family's documented history in the DMV area for over three centuries.  For those interested in American history, African American history, DC history, and genealogy, this event is for you.
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams (Registration Required)

Wednesday, September 29, 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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ESL Conversation Circles - Adult Learning Department

Wednesday, September 29, 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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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams (Registration Required)

Thursday, September 30, 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.

Memory Lab Orientation and Transfer Session

Thursday, September 30, 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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Google Sheets - Walk-In Access

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 2:30 pm

 In this 2-hour class, you will learn how Google Sheets allows you to create and edit spreadsheets online while collaborating with multiple users in real-time in the same spreadsheet environment. Google Sheets is compatible with Microsoft Excel and shares many of its formatting features. 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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Maker Kits

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 4:00 pm

Need something fun to do at home? Check out our Maker Kits!  These Maker Kits have the supplies for different kinds of experiments - from week to week, you may encounter activities like making a recyclable bird feeder, a LEGO duck, and more. Find us on the 5th floor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library and pick yours up on Thursday evenings, starting September 2nd. We'll look forward to seeing you!
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Commercial Hour

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 4:30 pm

Let's face it, there are some pretty funny and memorable commercials out there. Every Thursday for the next month we will be showing the most hilarious commercials we can find from around the world. Commercial hour will start September 9th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the projector in the teen room. 

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