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.
Ages 3-5 in the Children's Room.
Batalá Washington, D.C. is an all-women percussion band whose mission is to empower women through drumming and expose communities to Brazil’s dynamic music and culture.
Batalá plays Samba Reggae, a form of Afro-Brazilian percussion from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. The heavily syncopated music is rooted in African drumming, and is accented with a heavy dose of Brazilian samba and Caribbean reggae. The nearly 80 women of Batalá play this music on five types of drums, creating a powerful, dynamic sound.
DC Public Library has a huge collection of databases. You can:
learn a new hobby
check your favorite stocks and investments
study for a certification exam
research your family tree
and much more! Click here for the full list.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space is a Maker Camp site!
From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. and Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m.
Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.
No registration is necessary.
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. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics?
Join us to design, construct, discover, create, and so much more! Topics change from week to week, so give us a call to ask about a certain week's plan at 202-727-1248.
Ages 6-12 in the Children's Room.
Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family.
Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
See you there!
New Year, New Name, New Service!
Got an issue with technology? Come let us troubleshoot.
Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it.
Have a question about how digital things work? Come let us help you find the answer!
The Life Story of Mother Delight Rice and Her Children Delia Delight Rice was the first teacher of the deaf in the Philippines and her story is told by one of her adopted children, who is an author, a photographer, and a deaf community leader Ronald M. Hirano Monday, July 14, 2014 6 – 8 p.m. Room 215 (Adaptive Services Division)
Traveling around the world is enticing, but hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, alone, with just your thoughts and a bag full of condoms? Now that's a story.Join Anne and TaChalla in DCPL's soon to be favorite book club, Read This NOT That! Anne and TaChalla read books that they (and others) consider to be overrated and offer you some much better alternatives. This episode, Anne and TaChalla discuss Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert and Wild by Cheryl Strayed.
MLK's Digital Commons presents "Print of the Week", a new series where you can vote on the next item we create using the Digital Commons' 3D printer! Each week, the creation of the winning item will be broadcast on our live stream, and you can tune in to ask questions and get the latest 3D printer news.
Come in out of the heat this July and learn how to make a beverage cozy for your favorite ice cold (or hot) drink of choice. They can be knitted or crocheted and make quick last minute gifts. Watch as an extremely simple pattern can be transformed with a little bit of seaming and duplicate stitch.