Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Open Doors Access: Operation Undercover

Published on Monday, January 27, 2014

International Spy MuseumIntrigued by the International Spy Museum? Who isn’t?! Now’s a great time to visit. 

Published on Friday, January 24, 2014

Ancient Egypt Family Fun TimeHave you ever wanted to travel back in time to where the pyramids were built, pharaohs ruled and mummies were all the rage?  Now's your chance!

Join us in the Children's Room on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. for an Ancient Egypt-themed Family Fun Time! Enjoy a story, game and craft for kids of all ages. 

Bonus challenge! Can you name the Egyptian god featured in this post?  We have plenty books to help you figure it out!

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014

Rippling Book Cover

Reinventing the book club

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Books & BarsJoin DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club.  Books & Bars is “reinventing the book club” with promises of great food, drinks, comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books. 

Upcoming Book Discussions

September 17, 2014

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Have an electronic reader or want to learn how to use one?

Ben Carson Gifted HandsIf so, this book club is for YOU!

We will discuss Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story: the Remarkable Surgeon who Gives Children a Second Chance at Life.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Upcoming STEAM Team program

Published on Monday, January 20, 2014

 Optical Illusion: three menLooking at the picture to the left, which man is taller?  Would you believe they are all the same size? That is because this picture is an optical illusion. Pictures like this one mislead our brains into seeing something different from what really exists. 

Advice From an Agent

Published on Sunday, January 19, 2014

Picture of Diane Nine at podiumDiane Nine, author of Get Published: A Guide to Literary Tips, Traps & Truth, presents a free publishing seminar.  She will share some enlightening stories about the publishing world--all the pitfalls and perils the new author needs to know.

Intro to Heritage Quest, the Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro-American databases.

Published on Saturday, January 18, 2014

tree and bookBeginning to trace your Family Tree?
Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots?
On Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10:30 a.m to 12:15 p.m., please come to Room 311 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and learn how to navigate Heritage Quest, a genealogical database accessed through and the Historical Washington Post & Baltimore Afro-American newspaper databases.

Patrons will also be introduced to the recently acquired Evening Star as well.