Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2014

Rippling Book Cover

Reinventing the book club

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksJoin DCPL Librarians at Laughing Man Tavern on the third Wednesday of each month for a modern-day book club.  Books & Bars is a book club that promises great food, drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books.
 

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Have an electronic reader or want to learn how to use one?

Ben Carson Gifted HandsIf so, this book club is for YOU!

We will discuss Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story: the Remarkable Surgeon who Gives Children a Second Chance at Life.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather.

Upcoming STEAM Team program

Published on Monday, January 20, 2014

 Optical Illusion: three menLooking at the picture to the left, which man is taller?  Would you believe they are all the same size? That is because this picture is an optical illusion. Pictures like this one mislead our brains into seeing something different from what really exists. 

Advice From an Agent

Published on Sunday, January 19, 2014

Picture of Diane Nine at podiumDiane Nine, author of Get Published: A Guide to Literary Tips, Traps & Truth, presents a free publishing seminar.  She will share some enlightening stories about the publishing world--all the pitfalls and perils the new author needs to know.

Intro to Heritage Quest, the Historic Washington Post and Baltimore Afro-American databases.

Published on Saturday, January 18, 2014

tree and bookBeginning to trace your Family Tree?
Maybe you have researched a good amount of your family history and are seeking other resources to help you dig deeper into your roots?
 
On Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10:30 a.m to 12:15 p.m., please come to Room 311 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and learn how to navigate Heritage Quest, a genealogical database accessed through dclibrary.org and the Historical Washington Post & Baltimore Afro-American newspaper databases.

Patrons will also be introduced to the recently acquired Evening Star as well.

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information.

Meet Koya.

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Learn - Apply - Enroll

Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014

My School DC LogoWhich school will your child call My School?

For this coming school year (2014-15), DC Public Schools (DCPS) and participating public charter schools have a common application and lottery. Visit MySchoolDC.org to find everything you need to learn and apply, or come to one of the information sessions listed below. The application closes Feb. 3 for grades 9-12 and March 3 for grades PK3-8.

Please call the My School DC Hotline at (202) 888-6336 or email info@myschooldc.org for additional information.

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