Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Kid President Book Cover

Book Party: 'Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome'

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 2 p.m.

You've heard him, heard his message and have no doubt been inspired. We are so excited to announce that Kid President, along with his partner Brad Montague, will be around for an incredible afternoon their new book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. In his Guide to Being Awesome, Kid President pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyonce), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer.
Come celebrate Black History Month at the library

Black History Month Celebration

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 2 p.m.

Come celebrate Black History Month at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Children's Room! We will have fun activities and books for children ages birth to 12. See you there!
Come to Family Fun Time!

Family Fun Time

Saturday, Feb. 7, 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.

Mail Merge in MS Word

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 2:30 p.m.

Learn the Mail Merge feature, using the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: C. Myers Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, and Word II Intermediate. You will learn to: Engage the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard to mail merge letters, envelopes and labels Create address lists as data sources for the mail merge process
Games Galore

Games Galore

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, 3:30 p.m.

Play board games, video games, our new Wii U, and more! Ages 13-19 in Teen Space.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 (All day)

Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.
Come to STEAM Team at MLK Library

STEAM Team

Sunday, Feb. 8, 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.
Black Space with Holly Bass

Black Space Art Exhibit

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 (All day)

Black Space is an art exhibition by Holly Bass in the Great Hall of the MLK Library. Black Space is a tiny house in the shape of the District, which has been a center of Black culture since the early 1900s. As D.C. residents, we all occupy black space, regardless of ethnicity or background. Visitors will be invited to share their D.C. memories with the artist and create collaborative responses – photographs, poems, sketches, and oral histories, which will be catalogued and displayed in the house.
Come to Around the World Storytime

Around the World Story Time

Monday, Feb. 9, 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!

Excel II Intermediate

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

Learn more features of this spreadsheet software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: H. White Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and Excel I Basics. You will learn to: Manage the screen view and navigate multiple worksheets in a workbook.

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