Come learn more about the Friends and how you can get involved to support the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 20116:30 – 7:30 p.m.Room A-9 Questions? Contact LaToya Thomas at email@example.com.
The D.C. Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans will hold a special ceremony celebrating Confucius’ birthday on Saturday, September 17, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Born September 28, 551 B.C., Confucius was a Chinese philosopher, educator and founder of the Confucian school of thought. His theories, which advocate peace and social harmony, influenced orthodox ideology in China for more than 2,000 years and have regained interest in China over the recent years.
Effective Sunday, Oct. 2, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays. The new hours will be: Monday-Tuesday noon-9 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday Closed.
Due to Hurricane Irene’s expected impact on the Washington, D.C. area this weekend, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is closed Sunday, August 28.Visit the DC Public Library 24/7 @ dclibrary.org.
Saturday and Sunday King Memorial Dedication programs have been canceled in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.
Beginning August 22, DC Public Library will host a series of programs to celebrate Dr. King's National Memorial Dedication. Enjoy exhibits, concerts, film screenings, a book signing and more.
"All the world's a stage," and the Washington, D.C., area has got quite its share of them. We are lucky to have a large number of theater companies running shows throughout the year featuring many talented actors and actresses: local, national and international. Many plays and musicals will run here in D.C. first before heading up to New York to run on Broadway. Here's a taste of some current and upcoming performances in town, including links to library copies of the plays.