Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Rush Hour Reads logo.The Awakening book cover.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings book cover.Room With A View book cover.The Bluest Eye book cover.Beasts of No Nation book cover.The Country of the Pointed Firs book cover.Winesburg, Ohio book cover.The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie book cover.The Old Man and the Sea book cover.The House on Mango Street book cover.

Rush Hour Reads

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, 10 a.m.

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times. These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. 
Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, 11 a.m.

Join DCPL customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at MLK in the Great Hall.  In the uniquely vibrant and dynamic space that is DCPL, Coffee & Conversation brings together customers from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, 11 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Elizabeth Hill, pianistSean Meyers, Saxophone

A Symphony Number One Chamber Concert featuring Sean Meyers, saxophone and Elizabeth Hill, piano

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, 12 p.m.

Members of the Symphony Number One, Sean Meyers, saxophone and Elizabeth Hill, piano, will present a lunchtime chamber concert in A5. This program will feature a brand new, commissioned work by composer Andrew Boss.  FREE :: ALL AGES :: ACCESSIBLE VENUE
Rush Hour Reads logo.The Awakening book cover.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings book cover.Room With A View book cover.The Bluest Eye book cover.Beasts of No Nation book cover.The Country of the Pointed Firs book cover.Winesburg, Ohio book cover.The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie book cover.The Old Man and the Sea book cover.The House on Mango Street book cover.

Rush Hour Reads

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 (All day)

Want to read more? A few minutes during your commute or at lunch can really add up.

MLKML Tax Preparation

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 9:30 a.m.

Free tax preparation assistance, provided by Community Tax Aid. The last customer will be seen at 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Word

Word II Intermediate

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 10 a.m.

Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: L. Turner Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate and adjust default settings. Create and insert stylized headers and footers, footnotes, table of contents, indexes and cover pages.
Women at Carrs Beach Maryland. Joseph Owen Curtis Photograph Collection. c.1939. DigDC

Memory Lab Launch

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 10 a.m.

The Memory Lab officially launches today! Take a tour of our latest DIY space where you can digitize your home movies, scan photographs and slides, and learn how to care for your physical and digital family heirlooms. Tours will last 20 minutes and will begin at the following times:10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
ASL fingerspelling chart

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 10:15 a.m.

Join us in this beginners-level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Any skill level is welcome to join the class to review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. The class is FREE and open to the public, and there's no need to register Instructor: TBA.   Location: Meeting Room #1 in the Digital Commons on the 1st Floor.   Questions? Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov or call: 202-559-5368  

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