Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Come to Games Galore

Games Galore

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon.  From our variety of board games and trading card games to our video games for the Wii U, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy! Ages 13-19. 
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Sunday, Feb. 1, 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.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, 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.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Monday, Feb. 2, 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.
Come to Around the World Storytime

Around the World Story Time

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, 11 a.m.

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!
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Housewarming

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, 7 p.m.

This house blessing, a public event, is a participatory ritual combining African ceremonial traditions, poetry, song and movement. An intimate, facilitated dialogue follows the invocation. Housewarming gifts, such as black cultural artifacts, scented candles, and houseplants are welcome.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 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.

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, 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!
Come to Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come to Tech Tuesday in Teen Space and learn hands-on how you can use technology to make digital art, online games, stop motion animation, music production and more. Ages 13-19. See you there!
Denzel Washington photo  Chadwick Boseman photoMorgan Freeman photoBoris Kodjoe photo

26th Annual Black Film Festival

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, 6 p.m.

The DC Public Library presents its 26th Annual Black Film Festival! This year's selections feature award-winning leading men including Denzel Washington, Chadwick Boseman, Morgan Freeman and Boris Kodjoe. Every Tuesday evening in February in Room A-5. Please call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information.

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