MLK Week Film: The Rosa Parks Story

Join us as we celebrate MLK Week with a showing of the Rosa Parks Story in the main meeting room.

Movie Night

Come see Katniss Everdeen battle it out in this movie inspired by The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. In a dystopian future, 24 young people, two from each district, must fight to the death in a televised annual event run by the Capitol.Running time is 2 hours and 26 minutes and the movie is rated PG-13.Movie will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room and will end around8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. 

Access Videos on Demand

Access Video is DC Public Library's newest online resource provided free-of-charge through the library. View documentaries, educational films, and instructional videos from PBS, BBC, A&E, the History Channel and many more.

Popular Film Series

Come by in January to view two new and popular motion picture releases.Jan. 16: When the president is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White Houselympus Has Fallen, what will disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning do? (119 min, R, 2013)

Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' Speech

Join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday by viewing his historical "I Have A Dream" Speech. 

Read the Book First! Book Club

Do you just love reading the book before seeing the movie? Then the Read the book first! Book Club is for you!

Movie: When the Best Plans Go Awry...

To ring in 2014, you are cordially invited to a free showing of a classic movie starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.

Martin Luther King Jr. Documentary

Come celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. while watching a documentary in the second floor meeting room. The documentary will be playing for an hour and clips of Martin Luther King Jr. speeches will be shown afterwards.Photo from the Duke University Archives on Flickr 

Screening and Discussion of King Miniseries

Nominated for nine Emmy Awards, this "astute and compelling" (Variety) biography based on the remarkable life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., takes an intimate look at one of the world's most public heroes during one of the most tumultuous times in American history.Starring Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis, King is a riveting tale that appropriately honors a true legend. In 1950s/60s America, the civil rights movement found its leader in a Southern Baptist minister.