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Monday, Jan. 11, 2016
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
Wendy L. Pohlhaus, Executive Assistant for External Affairs at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, discusses the legacy of Dr. King and explains how the civil rights leader played an important role in her life and career.
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
On Saturday, January 16 the Children’s Department of the Northeast library will celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an “I Have A Dream" story time. Families are invited to listen to stories and sing songs about accepting and celebrating differences, working together, friendship, and dreaming big dreams. Afterward, children can make an inspirational craft. Please join us as we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Unite with the William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library as we celebrate the incredible history of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Please join us as we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 20th Annual Poetry Extravaganza with Sistah Joy and Collective Voices. This is a family-friendly event that features live poetry, drumming, dancing, youth performances, and much much more!
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
Vocals, Strings and Quotes of the Civil Rights Movement: A Celebration of Words and Music in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join Washington DC‘s Quintet, God’s Miracles and violinist Clarice Carter for an afternoon of music and quotes of Dr. Martin Luther, King Jr. Reminisce and enjoy songs of the Civil Rights Movement against a backdrop of quotes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Come and share an inspirational and informative afternoon with the community.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016
Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History story time! The story time focuses on Martin Luther King Jr. but also includes poets such as Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes. Appropriate for children ages 3-7.
Dr. Andrew Jackson Foster and the African-American Deaf Mission in Washington, DC with Dr. Isaac O. Agboola, Interim Dean, School of Education, Business, and Human Services, Gallaudet University and Judy C. Williams, Historian, Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, DC GREAT HALL Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Questions? Contact Center for Accessibility, (202) 727-2142 or email@example.com
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016
DC Public Library presents author, and historian Anthony "Tony" Browder. Join us for the 2016 MLK Week signature event. Mr. Browder will deliver the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Address. The lecture will take place in the Special Collections Department on the 3rd Floor of the library.
Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., Jan. 30, 2016. Copies of this month's selection, The Radical King by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. are available for checkout at the information desk.