Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process? Are you a job seeker or a recently hired employee? Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In and Legal Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library and the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, where you will be able to accomplish job search tasks and address any job seeking issues that can be legally resolved.
Both Drop-In and Legal Clinic services are conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Let your artsy side take over in Teen Space Thursdays at 4 p.m.
From duct tape crafts, to painting, knitting, scuplting, drawing, and more, Art Attack has something for the artist in everyone.
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!
"How did an author’s work change your view of the world and yourself?”
This ceremony celebrates year’s Letters About Literature writing competition submissions. Participating students, grades 4 – 12, wrote letters to an author of a work that left a lasting impression to explain how their views were changed by the work.
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.
Make sure to stop by the Children's room for a special holiday photo opportunity!The Children's staff have constructed a life-size warm and cozy holiday hearth, complete with a roaring fire, snowflakes, stockings, Kwanzaa kinara and Hanukkah menorah. You have to see it to believe it -- a truly festive sight to behold!
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality.Join Karin Silverman as she discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.
New and improved networking group for all writers starts this month
Sound familiar? Well, it should. The Aspiring Authors Circles established in October to support Fiction Writers, Poets, Bloggers, and Playwrights have now consolidated into one because there is strength in numbers. The name has been changed to accommodate all writers.
On Tuesday, Dec. 10, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to talk about how important exercise is for anyone who wants to be healthy in general, and why it is even more important in managing and avoiding diabetes.
There are a lot of interesting people working in the Children's Room and Teen Space. Let's get to know them! Hello, Cameron! Do you prefer being called Cameron, or do you have any nicknames?I like Cameron, but when I was younger I had a lot of nicknames: Cam Jams, Camcorder, Cam-Ron...
Pop!Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information.Meet Markeith.Markeith, 20, was a glorious vision in army green and black. His look was decidedly tough and punk, which is always intriguing to behold. Who but a fearless sartorial genius would pair a fishnet shirt laid over a Bob Marley T-shirt? Beyond punk, however, Markeith displayed his creative style with the zipties over his knee-high black combat boots, along with lots and lots of cool accessories in a variety of textures."Street punk" was the term he used to describe today's look; it fits, but more importantly, it commands attention.More on his fashion inspirations and other life musings after the jump.