Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 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.
Come to our ASL MLK Jr. Storytime

Martin Luther King Jr. ASL Storytime

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 11 a.m.

Come and enjoy a special Martin Luther King Jr. storytime held in the Children's Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. This special preschool storytime will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. For ages 3-5 and caregivers.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 (All day)

Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, 12 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, 12 p.m.

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. 
Check out the MLK Extravaganza

MLK Extravaganza

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, 2 p.m.

Join us to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of fantastic activities for kids ages birth to 12 and their family. There will be a puppet show, reader's theatre, crafting time, a video, and an opportunity for kids to recite a part of their favorite speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
Come to Games Galore

Games Galore

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our video games for the Wii U, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy! Ages 13-19. 
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 (All day)

Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics? Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Ages 6-12.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 (All day)

Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.

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