Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Furies: War in Europe 1450-1700

Lauro Martines takes on the challenge of discussing one of the long forgotten periods in European military history in his newest book Furies: War in Europe 1450-1700.

Singled Out! Book Club

An Outlet for Single, Young Professionals... Dont Worry You Can Come Too.

There comes a period in your life where your job becomes overwhelming and you’re sick of overcrowded clubs and having mindless conversations with strangers in various restaurants downtown. It's times like those where you wish for consistency the most.

Start Your Genealogy Search

Who am I?  Where do I come from?  These are questions many of us have pondered.  One way to find some answers is to do some genealogical research.

Reading Through Time and Space: Denmark

Mermaids, ducklings and secluded coves

Mysteries like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo have led to a boom in Scandinavian fiction for adults.  But what about fiction for children?  In this installation of Reading Through Time and Space, we will travel to a peaceful, misty country made up of one peninsula and 443 islands.

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

April showers bring May flowers…April showers bring May flowers… Repeat this 100 times a day, and you may get through this damp and messy month.

Brown Bag Concert Series

Musical Performance

On Thursday, April 4, the Brown Bag Concert Series will feature music for the piano and the cello performed by local musicians.These talented performers will be playing music by well known classical composers.  The concert will take place at the MLK Library, in auditorium A-5 at noon.  For more information, contact the Information Services Department, 202-727-1291.

Origami Seed Starters - A Hipstamatic Photo Essay

DCPL Resources for Garden Starting

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Popular African-American Series for Teens

Are you over paranormal creatures of the night?Is reading about a dark, dystopian future not your thing?Maybe all you need is a book about the flirtations, friendships, fun . . . and drama of high school! If so, check out our popular African-American series for teens. Many of the titles are new to our shelves and some have been around for a while. Check them out!

Book Group: Fiction and Films

April Selection: 'Sacre Bleu'

This month, the Fiction Lover's Book Club is reading

'You Are Not Alone'

On Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m., we will show You Are Not Alone, a film about black men who break taboos by speaking out about their depression and how they coped and survived.Written and directed by Stanley Bennett Clay, author of Looker.

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