Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Makerbot Logo

3D Printer Certification

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 7 p.m.

You will need to have passed Fab Lab certification before taking this class. Learn how to use a Makerbot 3-D printer during this hour-long class. Students will learn how to prepare digital files for printing, load filament, and many more essential skills. Space for this class is limited, so Sign Up Now!
Lost in the Stars: Photo by Karli Cadel, The Glimmerglass Festival

Lost in the Stars: an Evening with the Washington National Opera

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

In partnership with the Washington National Opera, DC Public Library presents a discussion of the upcoming Kennedy Center program, Lost in the Stars.
Rush Hour Reads logo.The Awakening book cover.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings book cover.Room With A View book cover.The Bluest Eye book cover.Beasts of No Nation book cover.The Country of the Pointed Firs book cover.Winesburg, Ohio book cover.The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie book cover.The Old Man and the Sea book cover.The House on Mango Street book cover.

Rush Hour Reads

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
PC Basics

PC Basics - Beginner

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. Green Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to: Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
color, mandala

Chill Out and Color

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 4 p.m.

Coloring has been shown to relax and reinvigorate, no matter how old you are. Join us in the Teen Space as we listen to tunes and color some mandalas.

MLKML Tax Preparation

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Free tax preparation assistance, provided by Community Tax Aid. Note: Monday April 18 service will be provided 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
3-D printed bracelets

3D Printed Jewelry Design

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before taking this class.

Digital Audio Storytelling Workshop

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

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.  We encourage every student to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. By the end of the course, every participant will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community.  Week One - Wednesday, Jan. 6: Interviewing Basics