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!
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.
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.
Come to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space to get your game on every Saturday afternoon. From our variety of board games and trading card games to our video games for the Wii U, we have something for everyone to play and enjoy!
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!
It's just what it says on the tin: movies with some element of realism, some parsimonious narrative shred of the numinous, the impossible, the beguilingly made-up. Planets uninhabited and otherwise, fairies, space marines, time travel, wayward otherworldly machines, and the reality-bending light-out-of-darkness of every universe. And, perhaps, a little adventure and romance, if our voyage permits.
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!
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.
Are you interested in learning about how to read or listen to free books from the library on an eReader or smartphone? Do you need some help downloading library eBooks for the first time? Interested in seeing what an eReader can do before you make the investment?
Not only is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month, it is also German-American Heritage Month! Whenever you say iceberg, pretzel, angst or gummy bear – you’re using words that actually come from German!
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. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons for an introduction.