Adults

Lynda Lounge Meetup

Seeking to expand your knowledge on how digital things work? Join the Lynda Lounge! Visit the MLK Blog to discover the monthly topic and suggested videos to watch on lynda.com.  Drop into the Digital Commons at Martin Luther King Jr.

DC State Fair 101

Learn more about the DC State Fair at this information session! Fair representatives and sponsors will discuss contests and prizes for knitting and crochet, funkiest looking vegetable, pickled food, apple pie, and more! Join us and learn more about the art of crafting, growing, and preserving in the Watha T. Daniel Library Meeting Room at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 6.

Tech Tuesdays

Come by The Southeast Neighborhood Library for lessons in a variety of popular tech tools that are being used today. A librarian will be on hand to demonstrate the various functions of these tools and answer any questions you may have. The classes will be around an hour long and there will be a few laptops available for use. Feel free to bring your own laptop to the class. All classes will start at 2:00 p.m in the meeting room on the lower level of the library. 

Fall Book to Movie Series

The true story of a small town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.Todd and Sonja Burpo are a real-life couple whose son Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience.

Fun Home Banned Books Week Discussion

This year, national Banned Books week will be focused on the freedom to read comic books and graphic novels. Celebrate the value of these misunderstood forms of storytelling as we discuss Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel.

The Making of the Nonuments Portrait Garden

Curious about the activity going on in the Nonuments Park, across the street from the library? Come hear first-hand from one of the artists! Jennifer Wen Ma will be at Southwest Library to discuss her installation, and will conduct a walk-through of the site afterward.

Charles Wright- Poet Laureate of the U.S.

Margaret Soltan, Associate Professor of English, George Washington University will offer her thoughts about Charles Wright, his place in American culture, and a reading of "Black Zodiac," one of his most famous poems. 

Thursday Night Poetry With Featured Poets

Featured poets Doritt Carroll and Maritza Rivera will read at the monthly Thursday Night Poetry event.  An open mic will follow.  Please come early if you wish to read at the open mic.

Free Music & Magazines Download Clinic

Read Magazines Online & Download Music for Free!         Want to learn how to access dozens of your favorite magazines online for free? How about downloading free music that you can keep? All you need is your library card!                  

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