Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Women's History Month

Are you worried about an NFL strike and delayed football games? Watch the D.C. Divas, the IWFL Eastern Conference Champions.

America I AM: The African-American Imprint

DC Public Library partners with National Geographic Museum to present DC I AM: Growing up in the Shadow of the Capitol and America I AM: Reading Program created in support of the exhibition America I AM: The African American Imprint.

Free Writing Workshop

Acclaimed novelist and memoirist Marita Golden will offer a free eight-week workshop focusing on the personal essay and the memoir.

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.