Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library!
This storytime is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.
For children ages birth to 1 year old and caregivers.
See you there!
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!
Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!
Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.
Learn the basics of some of the most popular 3-D modeling software programs. If you are interested in creating your own 3-D models to then have printed in the Digital Commons, this class is for you.
This introductory course will explore the Autodesk-hosted in-browser design program, TinkerCAD.
Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family.
Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
See you there!
A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6 p.m. In Auditorium A-5
Join us for Tuesday Night Movies, a weekly film series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5.
The Theory of Everything
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this biopic of physicist Stephen Hawking. Directed by James Marsh.
123 minutes. 2014. PG-13.
Milos Forman directs this sweeping tale of race and class in early 20th-century New York.
Superintendent of Documents Mary Alice Baish will discuss the ways in which the U.S. Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program support Federal Government transparency by keeping America informed.
The presentation will include a demonstration of GPO's discovery and access tools that aid the public in finding the government information they need.
Focusing on historic housing segregation in Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Park View and Pleasant Plains
Please join us for Mapping Segregation in Washington, DC: Focusing on historic housing segregation in the Northwest DC neighborhoods of Bloomingdale, Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant, Park View, and Pleasant Plains.
Any Graphic Novels readers listening? This episode is for you!
Peter and TaChalla have tackled mystery, romance, science fiction, and historical fiction. Graphic novels just seemed like the next logical step. Unterzakhnby Leela Corman is a coming of age story of two Jewish girls growing up in New York in the 1900s.
Join us in the Great Hall on Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. for a screening of the DC Independent Film Festival movie Snowblind, the remarkable story of Rachael Scdoris, the 23-year-old blind woman who competed in the Iditarod dogsled race.
Film to be followed by a Q&A session with director Vikram Jayanti.
On Feb. 24 at 4 p.m., join us for Tech Tuesday and the Teen Video Challenge!
The Teen Video Challenge is a competition for teens to create videos that promote reading and libraries under a theme: "Every Hero Has a Story."
See below and check out the CSLP Teen Video Challenge page for details.
It’s time. The third installment of the Library Basement Show is just around the corner (Thursday, Feb. 19) and we have some information to quell your anxious show-going selves, eager to get back to one of the year’s best (FREE) music venues.
The MLK Jr. Memorial Library basement will host Laughing Man, Maloso and Peoples Drug for a seriously excellent show. But who are these creative individuals you ask? Well, the librarians asked them a few questions on topics they believe are incredibly important: