Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

On May 8, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will close at 3 p.m. to set up for the Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Brian Selznick.

The World According to John Coltrane

Film and discussion about the iconic jazz musician

On 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.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

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 DayDec. 2-8 – Clerc-Gallaudet Week

December Goodreads Book Group: Young Adult

Want 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!

December is Movie Month at MLK!

Take a Break From Your Holiday Routine

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:Friday, Dec. 7, 3 p.m.

Skype Author Talk Review

On Thursday, Nov.

International Games Day Review

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:

Performance by the Adult Music Student Forum

Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.

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.

American Indian Heritage Month Celebration

Performance by Dennis Zotigh

Experience 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.

Author Talk with Paul Chaat Smith

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the DC Public Library is pleased to welcome Mr. Paul Chaat Smith, Associate Curator at the National Museum of the American Indian, for an author talk.

Book Group: Fiction and Films

November's Selection: Swallow

Yes, the strong gets moreWhile the weak ones fadeEmpty pockets don't ever make the gradeMama may have, Papa may haveBut God bless the child that's got his ownThat's got his own

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