Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 18, 2014 (All day)
Talking book and playerThe Talking Book Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Thursday of each month in Room 215.

See the daily calendar for MLK Library for information about specific titles for upcoming meetings.

Brown bag lunches welcome; we provide coffee, tea and cold water. 

Call 202-727-2142 for more information.
 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 3:30am
Super busy with school and totally stressed?  Come relax at our new teen beading club, where we learn to bead and hang out with friends.  We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want. 

All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library.

There will also be an assortment of snacks!
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 4:30am
LEGOs!Join us for an hour of building and playing with LEGOs! Kids will be given a theme each session to guide their creations, which will be featured on our branch’s website. 
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Wonderful Ones at MLK Children's RoomAn interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for one-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.

Ages 12 - 24 months.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:00am
Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee?  Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where you will be able to accomplish job search tasks and address any job seeking issues that can be legally resolved.

Both Drop-In and Legal Clinic services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic: Receive Individualized Assistance with the Following Job-seeking Tasks:
 
  • Creating an email account;
  • Establishing a job board account;
  • Building your résumé;
  • Conducting online job searches; and
  • Completing online job applications.
The Job Seeker Legal Clinic: Consult with an Attorney About Your Barriers to Employment

 Meet with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that a lawyer may be able to help you resolve.  You can get information about issues such as criminal record sealing, credit reports, background checks, obtaining driving and professional licenses, resolving back child support arrearages, wage theft, and other issues.  Advanced appointment is not necessary.  For more information, please call the Welcome Desk at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on (202) 727-0321 or the Customer Training Coordinator on (202) 727-1471.  Neighborhood Legal Services Program provides free legal advice, information and representation to low-income District residents.

"CLÍNICA LEGAL PARA SOLICITANTES DE EMPLEO: CONSULTA CON UN ABOGADO SOBRE TUS OSTACULOS PARA EL EMPLEO "

¿Es usted un solicitante de empleo o un empleado recientemente contratado? ¿Está teniendo dificultades para conseguir o mantener un trabajo? Ven a una de nuestras próximas clínicas para solicitante de empleo y reunirse con un abogado del Neighborhood Legal Services Program (Programa de Servicios Legales de Barrio, también conocido “NLSP”) para averiguar si usted tiene algún obstáculo para o en el empleo, un abogado puede ayudarle a resolverlo. Usted puede recibir información sobre asuntos como: sellar su record criminal, resolver deudas de manutención de niños, sueldos no pagados, y otros asuntos.  Una cita no es necesaria.  Para obtener más información, por favor llame a la recepción en la biblioteca Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial al (202) 727-0321 o al Coordinador de capacitación al cliente en (202) 727-1471.  NLSP, es una organización legal sin fines de lucro que ofrece gratuitamente asesoramiento legal, información y representación a los residentes del distrito de bajos ingresos.

Ubicación:     Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Computer Lab – Room 311)
Tiempo:         10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 11:00am
Toddler Story TimeChildren will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs.

Ages 2-3.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 1:30pm
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.

For children ages 0-12 months.


Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
The rhythm and rhyme of reading.

Recommended for ages birth to 5.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 2:30pm

A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Super busy with school and totally stressed?  Come relax at our new teen beading club.  Where we learn to bead and hang out with friends.  We will make key chains, animals, jewelry and anything else you want.  All the materials we will be provided and on going projects can be stored at the library.  There will also be an assortment of snacks!