Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Aspiring Writers Circle

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, 6 p.m.

The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m. A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers. 
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 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.
Stories for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, 10 a.m.

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

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 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.

brown bag book chat.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, 12 p.m.

Join the conversation!  This Twitter book club meets every second 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. 
Come to Kick Back

Kick Back

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come kick back and relax in Teen Space. Wednesdays at 4 p.m., we will feature movies, talk about books, sing karaoke, hang out, and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Thursday, Feb. 12, 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.
Story Time for One-Year-Olds

Wonderful Ones

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 10 a.m.

An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 12 - 24 months.
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 11 a.m.

Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, and dance and move to popular songs. 
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) works with the Adult Information Services Department to bring you quality business information through the library's online resources.

How to Perform Market Research Using Business Databases

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, 1 p.m.

During this two-hour session, you will learn how to effectively perform market research using free and easy to access DC Public Library resources. Join us in Room 311 as we walk you through the library's databases that can help you write a stronger business plan, identify new opportunities, and learn more about your competitors. Topics to be covered include: consumer lifestyle searching market overviews, competitors, and statistics

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