3D Printing: Jewelry Design

In this hour-long class, you will learn how to design your own bracelet using TinkerCAD. Later, you can submit your  designs to have them printed on our 3D printer!

3D Printing 101

Learn about the process of 3D printing in this hour-long class, then submit your own files to be printed here at MLK! Image: 3D printed recorder by cymon
Fashion blogging.

Intro to Fashion Blogging

Learn how to write, work with images, update and maintain a blog about fashion.
Introduction to Digital Research

Introduction to Digital Research

For the college-bound or those interested in conducting more advanced research, this course provides tips, tricks, and tools that will help you find digital information. A basic understanding of internet searching and intermediate computing is required. 
Creative expression

Face It: You Can Draw

Perhaps confidence with sketch

The Great Central American Exodus Towards the U.S.: What is Driving It?

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month please join us for a lecture by Joseph Eldridge, Adjunct Faculty at American University and Patrick Ahern.

New Cleveland Park Library Community Meeting

The design team for the new Cleveland Park Library will present initial concept designs and gather community feedback. Learn more about plans for the new Cleveland Park Library at
Harry Potter WantedBanned Books Week

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

The DC Public Library invites all wizards and muggles to an UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week special event...Harry Potter Movie Marathon!
Alessandra Gelmi, Poet, Novelist, Playwright and Journalist

Poetry Workshop with Alessandra Gelmi

Alessandra Gelmi, seven-time national award-winning author of the novel Who’s Afraid of Red and the poetry collection Ring of Fire will teach us tips and tricks to make a poem sing.  Please bring a short poem to be workshopped in this class.    Registration Required. Please call 202-727-0232 or email  

DC Shorts Film Festival Family Screenings

The DC Shorts Film Festival brings the best films under 20 minutes from around the globe to enthusiastic audiences throughout Washington, D.C. Join us for a special FREE Family Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 12 at eight different DC Public Library locations around the city. This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and the films are appropriate for children ages 8 and older. Parents are urged to download the Parents Guide and read more about the films at