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!
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!
Jan. 6 Maleficent
Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this dark fairytale.
97 mins. 2014 PG
Jan. 13 The Lady Vanishes
Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m.
From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone.
Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of four one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.
Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes.
Stiefvater's ability to bring us back to the story so quickly is much appreciated since so much developed in book two, and the wait was so long for book three. With an additional book to go in this series, don't expect too much resolution yet. We are introduced to a few new characters that we have only heard about and there are some major plot developments.
Using basic geometric principles and concepts families will be able to design and create their own "stained glass" works of art with tissue paper.
Using images and inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright, families can see how shapes and symmetry are the guidelines for design and execution.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library hosts Family Fun Time every Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Children's Department. These programs are designed for all ages.
A successful writer shares the how and why of a research blog
A NaNoWriMo Event!
Have you been planning to write that great American novel, but find that you are always losing track of your notes? Help is on the way. On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m., a successful writer will demonstrate how to create a research blog and discuss its uses for the aspiring writer. Use of Google tools for file organization and manuscript development will also be addressed.
Seriously love Serial? Want to experiment with audio like RadioLab? Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of three one-hour classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Students should also bring their own smartphone, laptop with a microphone, or digital recorder to class to later classes.
Explains the post-renovation spaces, programs and services
DC Public Library and the architect team from Martinez + Johnson/Mecanoo recently released the draft library building program for the renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. A “library building program” describes the types of spaces in the renovated building, approximate square footage allocated for each space, and the programs and services offered in each space.
Kick-off with United Cerebral Palsy Life Labs Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5:30 p.m.
We are proud to host the kick-off on Wednesday, Nov. 5 for United Cerebral Palsy’s Life Labs2014 DC Enabled by Design-athon, a two-day ideas and prototyping-fest to transform the lives of people with a disability.
Kids made their own Halloween movie for STEAM Team this Sunday
This Sunday, kids at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library made their very own Halloween movie during STEAM Team.
They started by making a pitch, then they created thier own storyboards, filmed, and edited their work using Windows Movie Maker. In just one day they learned how to use a camera, the basics of cinematography, video-editing, and of course, acting for the silver screen. Check out their video!
Check out some new items for our sheet music collection!
Raise your hand if you know it's possible to check out sheet music from the DC Public Library! This week we have received freshly cataloged music for voice and piano. Some worthy titles include:
Neil Young’sFork in the Road for voice, piano and guitar.