Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Who is eligible?Individuals with less than $35,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable)Families with less than $42,000 in income (taxable and non-taxable)Returns PreparedFederal, District, Maryland and Virginia income tax returns for 2010 or prior years for individuals with no more than $35,000 in income and families with no more than $42,000 in income.

St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan

The DC Public Library is pleased to present Dr. Joshua Benson, Assistant Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at The Catholic University of America, who will discuss the historic visit of St. Francis of Assisi to Sultan Malek al-Kamil in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade and its implications for today's dialogue and relations between Christians and Muslims.

Local Author David Vine

Local author David Vine, assistant professor of anthropology at American University, will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9. Vine is the author of

Confucius Commemorated with Memorial Ceremony

The Washington Metropolitan Association of Chinese Schools will hold a special ceremony celebrating Confucius’ birthday on Saturday, September 25 at 11 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Free Writing Workshops

Due to the overwhelming positive responses received for the I Can Write! Workshop, acclaimed author Marita Golden will lead two eight-week free Writing Workshops for teens 18 and older and Adults at the Watha T. Daniel / Shaw Neighborhood Library.

Meet Joshua Sobol

Through a partnership with the Embassy of Israel, internationally acclaimed Israeli author, director and award-winning playwright, Joshua Sobol comes to the DC Public Library on Thursday, October 7, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

DC Public Library Participates in Arts on Foot

Penn Quarter celebrates its 18th Annual Arts on Foot Festival, a free event that showcases the best cultural and art experiences the city has to offer.Visit Our Booth11 a.m. - 5 p.m.Pennsylvania Quarter Neighborhood (Between 7th and 9th streets N.W.)Stop by the library's booth for information on library programs and services, sign up for a library card, play book bingo, win prizes and more.Attend Programs at Martin Luther King Jr.Library9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.901 G St. N.W. (Corner of 9th & G streets N.W.)