BARS is a creative workshop for youth who enjoy rapping and writing spoken word poems. Join "Words, Beats and Life" in Teen Space every Tuesday from January until June to write new songs to original beats & poems and to record and perform. Spend your time making art that makes a difference in your community!
The BARS workshop will end in June with a culminating performance by workshop participants.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
In this 2-hour class, you will learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.
Instructor: D. P. Grogan
Computer Lab, Room 311
Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate.
You will learn to:
Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels
Ride Along 2
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return, this time taking their war on drugs to Miami. Tika Sumpter also stars in this action-filled comedy. Directed by Tim Story.
102 minutes. 2016. PG-13
The late, great Prince in his star making turn as a young musician on the rise, spawning one of the all-time blockbuster soundtracks. Directed by Albert Magnoli.
111 minutes. 1984. R
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
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
On the first Thursday of each month, the DC Public Library presents a performance of chamber music. The recital is held at noon in room A-5. Performers include internationally-known local musicians.
For more information, please contact the Information Services Department, 202-727-1291.
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.
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.
January has something for everyone: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy and Action!
Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this dark fairytale.
97 mins. 2014 PG
Jan. 13The Lady Vanishes
Win a free book to gift to yourself or someone you love
The Good Book Giveaway returns just in time for the holiday season. If you are thinking of giving a book as a gift or just need something to read in your travels, try your luck.
A list of books available is listed on the entry form found at the link below. Readers can win fiction or nonfiction titles.
The Giveaway will end at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19th. Winners will be notified by Saturday, Dec. 20th. Winners will have until Saturday, Jan. 10 to pick up their prized book.
Pick a book, any book for a chance to win:
Are your bells a little jingled this year? Have the holidays got you spinning like a dreidel? Take a breath and read. We in Adult Services have been having a bit of a holiday hiatus, and we have been happily cracking the books. Here are some of our picks:
On Thursday, Dec. 4, more than 250 people came to the MLK Jr. Memorial Library for our second Library Basement Show. The talented teenagers Nox opened the show, followed by hardcore Blockhead, and topped with elegant yet angry Priests!
James Ellroy experienced two tragedies in his childhood and teen years: his mother’s unsolved murder and his father’s passing years later. James also took a step into the criminal world and paid for his actions.
Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card!
This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.
Do you like playing games and want to practice your math skills in a fun way?
If so, please join the STEAM Team on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Children's Room (Room 200). STEAM is a framework for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.
Woo-Hoo! Episode 2 is finally here!
This episode's pick is a lot less gory and much more upbeat. A book for book lovers, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstoreby Robin Sloan, will warm the cockles of your heart.The Story: