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!
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!
Young professionals, federal workers, and technophiles of all stripes are invited to meet to take a look at the newest devices, to socialize, and to share information about the latest news and trends in the business of technology. Light refreshments will be served in the meeting room near the Digital Bar.
Hardcore fans of the first installment will want to re-read the first book since the action starts right away, and all those little subtle plot lines come racing into focus from the first page. If Book One is about myths and legends, then Book Two is about secrets.
School’s back, and with it comes the joys of everybody’s favorite after-school responsibility – homework!Never fear, kids: not only is the library a great place to chill out, visit with friends and even play, it’s got loads of ways to make homework and special projects go much, much more smoothly.
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 Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons for an introduction.
Instructor Michael Ward has been studying and practicing T’ai Chi for 35 years. He has taught T’ai Chi to people from 9 to 90 in settings as diverse as senior centers, major corporations and institutions.
3-D Printing has unleashed imaginations worldwide and is being considered as a solution to problems as diverse as a shortage of human organs, housing for the homeless, and better aircraft. One speaker proposes the next step:
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. as Professor A. Peter Bailey reads from his new book, Witnessing Brother Malcolm X: The Master Teacher, A Memoir. Prof. Bailey was a close associate of Malcolm X and a founding member of The Organization of Afro American Unity.
Take a second for your health (every second Tuesday)
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you understand the huge role life style plays in managing and avoiding diabetes, and the devastating effects of eating junk food and being a couch potato (or a "desk potato", i.e. sitting for long spells at work).