Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Like Anna? Try These!

Published on Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Anna book coverA scene from Anna Karenina, the 2012 film  










Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.  It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information.

Meet Jennifer.

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Jennifer is living proof that cakes and cute dresses go hand-in-hand. An archivist by day, and a devoted baker during her spare time, she knows the power of a pretty Modcloth dress!

Film and discussion about the iconic jazz musician

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2012

photo of Rusty Hassanphoto of John ColtraneOn Tuesday, Dec. 18, please join us for a very special showing of  the film, The World According to John Coltrane, which highlights the music of the legendary jazz saxophonist.

Our guest, Rusty Hassan, WPFW radio personality and Jazz historian, will host a dynamic discussion afterwards.

Hope to see you at 6:30 p.m. in the Black Studies Center, Room 316!

Published on Monday, December 10, 2012

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these irreverent holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:

Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day
Dec. 2-8 – Clerc-Gallaudet Week
Dec. 2 – Special Education Day
Dec. 5 – Bathtub Party Day  
Dec. 6 – Miner’s Day

Published on Thursday, December 6, 2012

DivergentWant to join a book group, but don't have time for meetings? Are you an avid social media user as well as an avid reader? Just want to read some good books and discuss them with others?

Join our online book discussion group on Goodreads!

Take a Break From Your Holiday Routine

Published on Thursday, December 6, 2012

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 your holiday errands or relax after work and see the following:

Published on Thursday, November 29, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 15, teens were treated to a great technological event: A chat with author Cecil Castellucci, author of The Plain Janes and Beige (among other great books for teens), using the Skype video conferencing program.  Here are some pictures from the event:

Published on Thursday, November 29, 2012

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Teen Space at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library celebrated International Games Day along with other libraries across the country. Teens who came in that day had a great time playing board games and video games.  Here are some pictures from the event:

Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Adult Music Student Forum Please join us for a performance by the members of the Adult Music Student Forum on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

The Adult Music Student Forum is a nonprofit organization of more than 130 individuals who are studying piano and other instruments.  Members come together to share music, ideas, and learning experiences such as master classes, and perform through outreach performances in retirement homes, libraries and other venues for the enjoyment of hearing live classical music. 

Performance by Dennis Zotigh

Published on Tuesday, November 20, 2012

DennisZotighExperience American Indian culture though song, dance, storytelling and oral history with a fast paced, exciting performance by Mr. Dennis Zotigh of the National Museum of the American Indian.

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