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.
Come read, sing and play with your baby at the library!
This storytime is held in the Children's Room on the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.
For children ages birth to 1 year old and caregivers.
See you there!
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event in the Great Hall. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.
Looking for a fun, family oriented, weekend activity? Look no further!
Children and their families are encouraged to let loose and have a ball in the library. Every Saturday, come prepared to laugh, play and have fun!
Please call the Children's Desk at 202-727-1248 to find out the specific theme for the week.
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!
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.
Films are screened on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in Room A-5, located on library's lower level. Just call 202-727-0321 to see what's playing this month!
Please join us on in the Great Hall on Tuesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. for a Women's History Month program honoring the life of Harriet Tubman.This multi-sensory event features:Poet Cyd Charisse FultonHistorian C.R. GibbsThe Washington Revels Jubilee VoicesDjembe Drummer Doc PowellModerated by none other than "Sistah" Joy Alford!
Every Friday, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Children's Room hosts a STEAM Team program for children ages 6-12 at 4 p.m. STEAM is a framework for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.
Bordered by the federal capital but separated from Virginia and the Confederacy only by the Potomac River, the citizens of Prince George's County found themselves on the front lines of the Civil War.As Maryland's largest slave-owning county, some joined the Confederacy while many remained loyal to the Union.
Hey you! Like spending lots of time on Facebook and Instagram? Sure. But have you ever wondered how an app works or how to build a website? Learning different programming languages to do all that is much simpler than you think!
Are you interested in a rich tradition of standard classical church music, music of African American composers and heritage music? If so, you do not want to miss a free concert by The Morehouse College Glee Club, America’s oldest all-male collegiate glee club.