Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Published on Sunday, December 1, 2013
  • Love to read and talk about books?
  • Have an eReader?
  • Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader?

Even if you don't have an eReader, please plan on joining us on Monday Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division Learning Lab, Room 215.

Hands of My FatherDeaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen will facilitate a discussion in American Sign Language (and voice if needed) of Myron Uhlberg's Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love.

Published on Sunday, December 1, 2013
Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:
 
Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day
Dec. 4 – Special Kids Day

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Drivers of the future won't sweat a parking space if they can fold up their cars:


This new series will spotlight innovations that impact Washington and the rest of the world. Check here for future stories in this series, or visit our Digital Commons page online and walk into the Digital Commons to further witness the technology that powers our dreams.

Published on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Part of an irregular series of reviews of science fiction and fantasy works, celebrating MLK Memorial Library's ongoing Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club. Previous entries here and here.

Cover of "The Jaguar Hunter" by Lucius Shepard.

You Gotta Have Heart - A History of Washington Baseball From 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions

Published on Monday, November 25, 2013

You Gotta Have HeartAre you a sports fan?

Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Published on Friday, November 22, 2013

JFK HeadshotIn honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22, 1963, the Special Collections Division of the DC Public Library is pleased to announce the exhibit, “I Want Them to See What They Have Done to Jack:” Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

News articles from The Evening Star, selected images from the Division’s Washington Star Photograph Collection and ephemera from the Division document the District’s reaction to one of the most tragic days in American history.

Published on Friday, November 22, 2013

Red World AIDS Day ribbonsOn World AIDS Day each year, communities throughout the United States come together to raise awareness and remember loved ones who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the U.S with 1 in 5 people infected unaware that they're positive.

Help us raise awareness on Dec. 1 this year in Teen Space with free and confidential HIV testing, a sexual health informational session with interactive activities, and games for prizes.

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Thursday, November 21, 2013

NASA is now using 3D printers on missions to produce zero gravity solutions to uncommon needs:

This new series will spotlight innovations that impact Washington and the rest of the world. Check here for future stories in this series, or visit our Digital Commons page online and walk into the Digital Commons to further witness the technology that powers our dreams.

Published on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

You Killed Wesley Payne by Sean Beaudoin

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Monday, November 18, 2013

Entertainment technology has inspired one automaker's real life design:


This new series will spotlight innovations that impact Washington and the rest of the world. Check here for future stories in this series, or visit our Digital Commons page online and walk into the Digital Commons to further witness the technology that powers our dreams.

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