Sunday, January 6, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Lots of Great Free Events and Workshops at MLK LIbrary at 8th & G St NW on MON, Jan 6th

Today! Free events at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at 9th & G St NW.

Come Play Chess!
All-Day Long
"Are you interested in playing Chess? We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up! For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome.  Email for more information or call 202-727-0321."

Adobe Illustrator
Come learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CS6. Classes will explore the functions of most of the items in the toolbox. All classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Art Attack
for ages 13-19
Want to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends? Come to Art Attack in Teen Space! Stop by and make cool crafts while hanging out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity!

Words Beats & Life: Emcee & Beat Production Classes
4:30pm - 6:30pm - Mondays
Join The Studio: Emcee & Beat Production Classes. Create your own music, write songs, produce beats, and collaborate on music projects with other youth. Learn from some of the best D.C.-based hip-hop artists about the music business! This program is bBrought to you by Words Beats & Life. Mondays, in the MLK Library Recording Studio in Teen Space.

Google Code-In Open Hours
4:30pm - 6:30pm, Final Day
Get more involved with STEM! Youth will be able to learn open source development, work on real-world coding tasks, make friends, gain mentors, earn contest prizes, and geek out! In the Dream Lab at MLK Library. Visit for information about Google Code-In and the global contest for students ages 13-17.

Blogging Basics
"Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world?Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring the most popular services and sites available, and then by creating your own blog. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger, but you are free to ask questions about, and to ultilize any blogging service that you discover on your own during the course of the class".

Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and learn about how library customers can format their own documents for self-publishing. Books are printed in minutes! Find out more about on-demand printing of books from non-bookstore retailers and public-domain titles.

MLK Library
9th & G St NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown, 9th St exit, also a few short blocks from Metro Center 

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