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, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., June - August.
Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:
Creating an email account
A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minutes story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program. It is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.
If you love listening to audiobooks, meet up with The Talking Book Club. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, in the Center for Accessibility (Room 215), to discuss audiobooks that spark good conversation!
To get more information and know what we are reading next, call 202-727-2142.
These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
You will need to have passed Fab Lab orientation before taking this class.
Learn how to use a Makerbot 3D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, change filament, and many more essential skills.
Once certified you will be able to make reservations on the 3D printers for your personal projects.
Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.
Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at MLK in the Great Hall. In the uniquely vibrant and dynamic space that is DCPL, Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee.
Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Friday Lunch and Learn is an hour-long bring-your-own brown-bag lunch and Adaptive Technology discussion held in room 215, Center for Accessibility at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library every Friday from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. It is an opportunity for people enrolled in the JAWS classes to share information.
Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.
We'll meet Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor in Washingtoniana.
For more information, please call 202-727-1213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you interested in a rich tradition of standard classical church music, music of African American composers and heritage music? If so, you do not want to miss a free concert by The Morehouse College Glee Club, one of the nation's oldest all-male collegiate glee clubs.
On Friday, March 18, beginning at 12 p.m., the official choral group of Morehouse College will perform at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library.
Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes!
Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook. Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week! We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.
Who's up for a little romance?
Picture this: A handsome, successful lawyer, living the high life in Boston, gives it all up for a houseboat in Kentucky only to be sucked back into his old life by a love interest from past.
Are you hooked yet?
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, D.C.: Focusing on historic housing segregation in the Northwest D.C. 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.