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!
Formerly known as the Fiction Lover's Film Companion, this film series presents movies that spotlight issues touched on in the readings of book clubs based at your favorite downtown Library!
Join us as we watch engaging films paired as a companions to these great reads.
Films are screened on the fourth 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!
With school less than two weeks away, there’s a good chance some of you are feeling anxious. This is probably most true if you’re starting a new school, especially if you’re going from elementary to middle school or middle school to high school. Scott Calvin had a similar experience in the book
The March on Washington: A Book Talk with author William P. Jones
Please join us in the Washingtoniana Room (Room 307) at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, for a discussion of the book The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights with author and University of Wisconsin history professor, William P. Jones.
Once a month at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, dogs and their owners from People Animals Love (PAL) come to help children practice their reading skills through the Read to a Four-Legged Friend program.
Da-dum... da-dum... da-dum da-dum da-dum ... the suspense is building as nature fans District-wide count down to the legendary, the terrifying ... Discovery Channel Shark Week!Chomp!In honor of this fascinating occasion, the Teen Space department will be hosting our very own Shark Week Party, an arts-and-crafts family program for children and teens.
Soldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage (journalist and author of books in the Dog Lover's Companion series) should appeal to readers of war stories as well as dog lovers, civilians who wonder "what is it really like over there" and also returned veterans. Dog