Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, 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.Please call 202-727-1248 if you have any questions, or if you would like to know the specific theme for this week's STEAM Team.

Books on Film

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 (All day)

Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. "Books on Film" is a monthly series that celebrates the written word on film by screening movie versions of popular and classic books.

Around the World Storytime

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, 11 a.m.

Come to this storytime and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this storytime is a cultural experience for the whole family.Around the World Storytime is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.See you there!

Art Attack

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, 4 p.m.

Want to make great DIY pieces to show off to family and friends? Come to Art Attack in Teen Space!  Stop by and make cool crafts while hanging out with friends. We provide the materials, YOU provide the creativity! Ages 13-19.  

Adobe Illustrator

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, 6 p.m.

Come learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CS6.Classes will explore the functions of most of the items in the toolbox.All classes are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Intro to Book Printing With the Espresso Book Machine

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Come see the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) in action and receive information on where to find resources regarding formatting and self-publishing.Please keep in mind that attendance is required to print your book.Upcoming sessions can be found in the Library's online calendar.

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 12:30 p.m.

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!

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

Blogging Basics

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Are you an artist, journalist, or do you simply have something you want to share with the world? Come learn the basics of blogging by exploring some of the most popular services and sites available. We will learn how to create and customize a blog using Tumblr and Blogger.

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