Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Tales for Preschoolers

Preschool Story Time

Friday, April 10, 2015, 11 a.m.

This story time helps children with early language and literacy skills through reading stories, singing songs, learning new rhymes and honing visual literacy skills with the librarian.
Fringe Music in the LibraryLuke Steward

FRINGE Music in the Library: Luke Steward

Friday, April 10, 2015, 12 p.m.

Luke Steward presents "Heroes are Gang Leaders," featuring poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and Luke Steward on bass. Luke Steward is an accomplished D.C.-based experimental music impresario and multi-instrumentalist.

Battle Subway Pokémon League

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12 p.m.

If you love Pokémon, you won't want to miss this!  Battle Subway is an official league of the Pokémon Company International.

Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12 p.m.

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. 
Come to Family Fun Time!

Family Fun Time

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2 p.m.

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.
Games Galore

Games Galore

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Play board games, video games, our new Wii U, and more! Ages 13-19 in Teen Space.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library


Sunday, April 12, 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.
Come to Around the World Storytime

Around the World Story Time

Monday, April 13, 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!
The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) works with the Adult Information Services Department to bring you quality business information through the library's online resources.

How to Perform Market Research Using Business Databases

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10 a.m.

During this two-hour session, you will learn how to effectively perform market research using free and easy to access DC Public Library resources. Join us in Room 311 as we walk you through the library's databases that can help you write a stronger business plan, identify new opportunities, and learn more about your competitors. Topics to be covered include consumer lifestyle searching; market overviews, competitors, and statistics; and searching for articles in business journals, magazines, newspapers.

Digital Drop-In

Tuesday, April 14, 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!