Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every Wednesday of the month at lunchtime to compare notes with library staffers on what you're currently reading.  Love it or hate it, we want to know.  Or you can share in person. Just drop into the Popular Library during the meeting and get a free book or audiobook and a stylish but sturdy library tote to carry home your treasure. The meetings are held from 12 noon until 1 p.m at #brownbagdc
Résumés and Cover Letters

Resume Writing and Cover Letter Workshop and Lab

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

This 2.5 hour workshop will feature how to maximize the use of Microsoft Word résumé templates to create a dynamic résumé that sets yours apart from the thousands received by an employer.  Several websites will be explored to expand your knowledge and effective use of keywords and action verbs, with an emphasis on why both are important to your résumé construction.
bomani d. armah

Kick Back with Bomani D. Armah

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 4 p.m.

Join us in the Teen Space as we learn from and create great independent and socially relevant art with this talented emcee, poet, producer, lyricist, writer, and artist. Bomani D. Armah is also an “Edu-Tainer,” using hip-hop, poetry and multi-media disciplines, to teach fun and informative workshops to all ages. His goal is to empower people to be critical thinkers and embrace their creative side, as well as learn life skills in an entertaining environment. 
Come to Kick Back

Kick Back

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come kick back and relax in Teen Space. Wednesdays at 4 p.m., we will feature movies, talk about books, sing karaoke, hang out, and more. It will be different week to week, so give us a call to find out a certain week's plan 202-727-5535. Ages 13-19. See you there!
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search..The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:   Creating an email account Establishing a job board account
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 12-24 months.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 11 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs.  For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.
Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan

'Emily Alone' by Stewart O'Nan

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Being elderly, preparing for eventual death, yet holding onto life through routines -- this is the story of Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan.
Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry and Theatre

Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry, and Theatre

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 4 p.m.

Got Bars?! Got Poems?! Or just have a story to tell? This interactive cipher is the first step to transform your stories into so much more.  In this program, you’ll explore what Frederick Douglass and Cole have in common, and what drama and poetry have in common. This workshop is for aspiring, inspired, and established writers and fans of hip hop, poetry and theatre.
Come to Art Attack

Art Attack

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 4 p.m.

Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m. From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone. Ages 13-19.