Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Diabetes Session

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Diabetes educator Helen Jenkins, RN, CDE, who has been hosting the Diabetes Wellness Workshops on the first Tuesday of each month here at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, is going to do a longer program here on Saturday, Oct. 19 in conjunction with the DC HealthLink Health Fair. 

Manga Character Design Winner

Congratulations to Elizabeth Pitts, one of the winners of the Manga Character Design Contest in Teen Space! Participants were asked to create a unique and original Manga character and share their character with other Manga enthusiasts. Here is a description of the most original character!Name: Alexia Silae (See-lay is how you pronounce her last name)Age: 75 years old

African-American Press Exhibit on Display in A-Level Lobby

The public is invited to visit the lobby of the A-Level at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to view an exhibit of ten front pages from notable African-American newspapers and magazines.

Celebrating American Archives Month: October 2013

Meet Special Collections Photo Archivist Mark Greek

Celebrating American Archives MonthOct. 1-31, 2013

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Detectives are solving crimes with the help of cyber forensics:

Columbus Day Weekend and Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, and will be observed Monday, Oct. 14. The European discovery of the "New World" in the 15th century had dramatic consequences for nearly everyone on Earth. The era of European exploration expanded global trade and colonization, and led to the establishment of the United States. 

The Wednesday Night Liar's Club

The Fine Art of Persuasion

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, we will conduct a social experiment celebrating the tall tale.

Let's Talk Books Over Lunch!

Join the Brown Bag Book Club and walk away with a free book and a snack

Want to join a book club, but think you don't have time?  Like book clubs, but don't like the book selections?  Want to talk books with other readers, but you'd rather eat lunch?  The Brown Bag Book Club is perfect for you! 

Nice to Meet You!

New faces in the Children's Room and Teen Space

Along with our new, expanded library hours, we are happy to have so many fabulous new employees!Here is an interview with one of our new library associates. Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library!  What's your name? Whitney.

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Tech leaders take a humorous look at picking and choosing what we reveal on social media: