Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 10 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 11 a.m.

This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Criminal Records and Credit Reports

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 2 p.m.

Are you a jobseeker with questions about criminal records and credit reports?  Do you believe that your criminal record or credit report is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, NLSP attorneys will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (2-3:15 p.m.) presentation on how jobseekers can deal with criminal records and credit reports.

Wii Wednesdays

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 4 p.m.

Do you have mad videogame skillz? Come test them out during our Wii Wednesday program, running twice monthly in the MLK Teen Space.Show your platforming prowess in a Mario game, bust a move in Just Dance 3, or have some fun fencing in Wii Sports Resort. The possibilities are endless...

Excel II Intermediate

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics. You will learn to: Manage the screen view and navigate multiple worksheets in a workbook.

How to Make a GIF

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 6 p.m.

Have you been wishing you could make awesome animated GIFs just like they do on Buzzfeed? Well, wonder no more! This hour-long class will show you how to create your very own GIFs using Photoshop CS6 and copyright-free video.
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Write Night

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

The Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop is hosting Write Night at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library!

Garth Stein: 'A Sudden Light'

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 7 p.m.

In the summer of 1990, 14-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House. Built from the spoils of a massive timber fortune, the legendary family mansion is constructed of giant whole trees and is set on a huge estate overlooking Seattle’s Puget Sound.

Books & Bars

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 7 p.m.


Introduction to 3-D Printing

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

3-D printing is an exciting technology that has the potential to revolutionize numerous fields.This hour-long introduction will seek to answer commons questions: