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!
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!
The Aspiring Writers Circle meets on the second Tuesday of every month in the Digital Commons at 6 p.m.
A place for peer support and networking for new and emerging writers, the Circle is open to Playwrights and Poets, Bloggers and Freelancers, Children’s authors and Graphic Novelists, Fiction and Nonfiction writers.
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.
The 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.
Diabetes 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.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Pitts, one of the winners of the Manga Character Design Contest in Teen Space! Participants were asked to create a unique and original Manga character and share their character with other Manga enthusiasts. Here is a description of the most original character!Name: Alexia Silae (See-lay is how you pronounce her last name)Age: 75 years old
Columbus Day marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, and will be observed Monday, Oct. 14. The European discovery of the "New World" in the 15th century had dramatic consequences for nearly everyone on Earth. The era of European exploration expanded global trade and colonization, and led to the establishment of the United States.
Join the Brown Bag Book Club and walk away with a free book and a snack
Want to join a book club, but think you don't have time? Like book clubs, but don't like the book selections? Want to talk books with other readers, but you'd rather eat lunch? The Brown Bag Book Club is perfect for you!