Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Get Your Finances in Order

Use the library to do it

Everyone is interested in ways to make money and save money.  The Library is a cost-effective resource for getting your finances in order. Your tax dollars make these tools available, so make these tools work for you.

Stack Your Pages!

Be a part of National Novel Writing Month @ MLK

Have you been daydreaming about creating the next great fantasy series?Are you choosing heroines for your historical romance?Are you observing human behavior to chronicle in your own urban fiction novel?Or, perhaps you're convinced that you have the next bestselling prizewinner written in your head. 

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

A technology leader creates jobs and an unusual architectural vision in one community:

Around the World Storytime

A New Storytime at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Come explore different cultures and languages at the library! For ages 0-5 with their caregiver.

Learn About the Espresso Book Machine

The Espresso Book Machine is an extraordinary piece of machinery.

Meet Miss Mel

New Faces in the Children's Room and Teen Space

With expanded hours at DC Public Library we are excited to have new staff in the Children's Room and Teen Space. Meet Mel, one of our new Library Associates. Let's ask Mel a few questions!What do you like most about working for DC Public Library?I like working in the Children's room and Teen Space because kids make me laugh. If I could laugh for every second of the day I would.

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5

November's Films are Action! Action! Action!

The Creative Class

Create your own luminary

Light up your life this autumn by joining The Creative Class in designing and creating your very own luminary. Similar to stars, luminaries are bodies that give light. The class will use containers made from craft aluminum to make beautiful celestial designs in which light can emit. Your self-designed luminary will be the perfect cozy accent to your porch, room or kitchen.

Literary Book Group: The Poetry of Adrienne Rich

Thursday, Nov. 7 - 2:30 p.m.

Adrienne Rich was an important poet of the feminist movement. She was involved in the anti-war and civil right movements of the sixties.Spanning a career of seven decades, her poems reflected the tumultuous events of the times. She won numerous awards, and left a memorable literary legacy.

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

Who needs Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday when there are plenty of other reasons to celebrate this month? Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Nov. 1 – National Cook For Your Pets DayNov. 1 – National Family Literacy DayNov. 1 – National Novel Writing Month