This February, celebrated artists Terry Dixon and Robert Morris will install a mixed-media exhibit at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library entitled “Re-enslavement Revisited.” Inspired by Douglas Blackmon’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, exhibit activities will include lectures by Dixon, Morris and Blackmon.
With schools out for winter break, stop by the library to see a movie, hear a story or make a craft. Activities include:
Exhibit: Holidays Past: Mid-Century Washington in Winter
Through January 8, Library Hours
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Great Hall
Holiday and winter images of Washington from the library’s Washingtoniana Collection.
Teen Movie Monday
Ice Princess (PG)
December 28, 6 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Room 208
New Year’s Eve Library Bash
Ring in the New Year with games, songs, crafts, food and more.
The Library’s Live Homework Help® and Live Tutor™ services will be closed Friday, December 25 2009, in observance of the Christmas holiday and Friday, January 1 2010 in observance of New Year’s Day. The SkillsCenter™ resources will still be available during this time.