Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Monday, October 21, 2013

Eye tracking is now being used by Sports Psychologists in their work:

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 Sunday, October 20, 2013

DCtransition.org logoThis event, on Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26, is for:

  • youths and young adults with disabilities (middle & high school)
  • parents/families/caregivers
  • educators
  • professionals
  • community organizations.

All are invited to learn about transition into employment, education, and independence at this two-day event.

On Friday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., all D.C. schools are invited, from DCPS to charter schools to non-public schools. Activities include:

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2013

Revolutionary Summer photoThe summer of 1776 was a spectacle of war, politics, and the birth of a new nation.  Revolutionary Summer is the latest book by author and historian Joseph Ellis, which deals with this tumultuous and formative period in America’s history. 
 

Published on Saturday, October 19, 2013

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

Meet Special Collections Librarian/Oral Historian Kelly Navies

Published on Friday, October 18, 2013
Celebrating American Archives Month
Oct. 1-31, 2013
American Archives Month
Imagine yourself at a social meet and greet. You introduce yourself to a friendly stranger and innocently ask, What do you do for a living?" The friendly stranger replies with enthusiasm, "I’m a Special Collections Librarian/Oral Historian!" Okay... You’re familiar with the occupation of a librarian, but you’re completely oblivious to what exactly an oral historian does!

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2013

Using easily accessible materials, one man is building his very own electric car:

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.

A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

image of the Espresso Boom MachineThe Espresso Book Machine is an extraordinary piece of machinery.

If you're curious about how it works and want to see what it can do for you then please join us on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons for an introduction.

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Monday, October 14, 2013
A parent quizzes young children on what is now old technology:

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.

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2013

DC Health LinkDiabetes educator Helen Jenkins, RN, CDE, who has been hosting the Diabetes Wellness Workshops on the first Tuesday of each month here at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, is going to do a longer program here on Saturday, Oct. 19 in conjunction with the DC HealthLink Health Fair. 

Come and learn about diabetes and how you can be more successful managing the disease. At the session, learn about:

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