Library Express

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Adult Learning Lab

Monday, April 22, 2019, 10:00 am

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level.  Assessments take place on Saturday mornings only, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first. Library Express

goDigital - Learning Express Library Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2019, 11:00 am

goDigital – Learning Express Library is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online test preparation resources related to career preparation, high school equivalency, college admissions tests, undergraduate success for college students and adult core skills, including test preparation for becoming a U.S. citizen. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint I Basics

Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00 pm

In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. 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 basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
HTML 5

HTML 5

Monday, April 22, 2019, 5:30 pm

In this two hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: S. Dodge Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Excel 2016

Excel I Basics

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 11:30 am

In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
People and Stories

People and Stories

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

DC Public Library, in partnership with People and Stories/Gente y Cuentos: Reading Deeply in Community, invites you to participate in a program of reading and discussing short stories together.   Every Tuesday for eight consecutive weeks,  April 23 – June 11. Time: 12 – 1:30 p.m. Location:  Library Express Meeting Room  
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:30 pm

The library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express (1990 K St. NW).

Goethe Book Club

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30 pm

Read and discuss works by contemporary German authors in this series hosted by the Goethe-Institut Washington in partnership with the DC Public Library and the Department of Modern Languages & Literature at Catholic University of America. All books can be read in recent English translation, as the German original is much more difficult to find; our discussion will be in English. Led by local German professor Amanda Sheffer (The Catholic University of America), this book club focuses on contemporary fiction and will explore experiences and thoughts about the text. 
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Adult Learning Lab

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 am

Join us for skill assessments for adults who need a high school diploma (GED or National External Diploma) and tutoring for those with skills at the high school level.  Assessments take place on Saturday mornings only, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tutoring takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Please note: In order to qualify for tutoring, you must take the assessment first. Library Express
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Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 12:00 pm

In this two-hour class, review the advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuation and characters to refine your search results.

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