Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Published on Monday, July 1, 2013
Fireworks make us loud and proud, but Independence Day is just one of the many holidays we can celebrate in July. Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below, and see if they make as a big a BOOM in your life as the fireworks on the Fourth.
July 1-31 – Cell Phone Courtesy Month
July 1-31 – International Zine Month
July 2 – Made In The USA Day
July 3 – Stay Out Of The Sun Day
Grilling and Barbecue Cookbooks Just In Time for the Festivities!
Published on Sunday, June 30, 2013
GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer Program
Published on Saturday, June 29, 2013
Learning science should be fun, and this summer, DC Public Library will again partner with GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer program to bring an engaging and exciting science program to 13 branches. Last summer, the focus was on chemistry and this year, children will learn about physical science and electricity. They will actively engage in learning about electricity, magnets and how they work, and other scientific phenomena.
Published on Friday, June 28, 2013
With the return of summer, comes the return of outdoor film festivals. Take advantage of the opportunity to sit outside with the family and enjoy the films of your childhood, whenever that was!
Published on Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Alice Walker will be a featured speaker at the 2013 American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. This year, the conference will convene in Chicago from June 27 to July 2. Walker will address conference attendees on Monday, July 1.
Did you know the library has 75 different records for Ms. Walker's work? It features a combination of eBooks, print titles and more.
Check one out today!
Chill out with these hot flicks
Published on Tuesday, June 25, 2013
An enjoyable and enlighting variety of films will be screened this month at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. There is truly something for everyone!
Take a break from the summer heat or relax after work and see the following:
Monday, July 2, 6 p.m.
Popular Movie Series
Two Books That May Be Helpful To You
Published on Monday, June 24, 2013
Have you ever been bullied at school, on your sports team or while trying to play with other children? Did it make you feel sad, uncomfortable or lost as to what to do or say when you were treated this way?
The library has many books and guides to resources that can help you cope with children who bully you. Two books that are good to read and discuss with an adult are Bully by Patricia Polacco and My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig.