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, 5:30-8:30 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!
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!
Along with our new, expanded library hours, we are happy to have so many fabulous new employees!Here is an interview with one of our new library associates. Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! What's your name? Whitney.
On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you discover the links between diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Most important, you will learn ways to keep your heart healthy, whether you have diabetes or not.
Film and Discussion with Jazz historian, Rusty Hassan
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a showing of A Great Day in Harlem.This film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the famous 1958 photograph that brought together most of the era's jazz legends.
Fall is officially here (as of the recent equinox, of course)... and in the Children's Room, it shows! The leaves on our beautiful tree are already changing colors, and a few are falling. We even have a couple squirrels scurrying to collect nuts!
The first annual DC Storytelling Festival at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 5 is postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience. There are many other programs and activities happening at your library. Check out the calendar of events for more information.