Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Sarah Dessen on June 4

Meet the best-selling author!

Best-selling author Sarah Dessen, will talk about her new book The Moon and More in the Great Hall at the Martin Luther King Jr.

Engaging Non-Fiction for the Young Reader

'Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller' by Doreen Rappaport

The story of Helen Keller is truly an amazing and inspiring one, and Helen’s Big World: The Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport is a very captivating read about this brilliant woman. The compelling pictures by Matt Tavares also provide great insight into how Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, learned to read and experienced the world. 

Summer Kick-off: Book Swap & Film Showing

Come for the book swap, stay for the film!

The Cherry Blossoms have fallen and summer is on its way.  Come meet the Fiction Lover's Book Club on Tuesday, May 28 as we launch our summer reading season with a book swap and film showing.  Recycle your familiar reads by trading with another book lover, or choose from the free books or audiobooks on the Fiction Lover's Book Club's swap cart.  Then join the group as we watch a film favo

Book Review: 'Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend'

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks is an engaging, clever story told from the point of view of an imaginary friend.

Quick-Fix Vegan

Vegan, hungry, and in a hurry?  Robin Robertson's Quick-Fix Vegan can help!

Healthy Living, Healthy Lifestyle

New Title for Wellness Workshops

This very informative series of presentations by the American Diabetes Association has been renamed "Wellness Workshops." 

Singled Out! Book Club Review

Come and Join us Every Fourth Tuesday

Note: This month's Singled Out! Book Club is canceled, and future sessions are postponed until further notice.

The Kindler Collection

Many years ago, the founder of the National Symphony Orchestra, Hans Kindler, donated his library of orchestral performance sets to the DC Public Library. This special collection includes over 900 titles. It is available for use, without charge, by local orchestras. Users must register in advance in order to be eligible to use this marvelous resource.

Civil War Photo Extravaganza

Join the enthusiastic Garry Adelman for a photographic tour of the Civil War on Thursday, June 13 at 2:30 p.m. in room 209 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Book Review: 'Homemade with Love'

Homemade with Love is a beautiful book which offers simple, from scratch recipes for you to enjoy with those you love.

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