The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m.
Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.
Come watch the Spike Lee Movie Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington.
Malcolm X was a man who rose up from the dregs of society, spent time in jail reeducated himself and through spiritual enlightment,
rose to the top.
Join us Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.For ages 13-19.
Disney Educational Production presents The Ernest Green Story.
The movie is about the Little Rock Nine, a group of courageous black students who enrolled in a previously all-white Arkansas high school.
Join us Saturday, Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m.
For ages 13-19.
Typing Lessons is a program for children, third grade and up, which teaches them how to type on a keyboard with the proper ten-finger touch typing technique. The program is held every weekday after school for children who want time on the public computers. The time varies depending on when each student starts their computer time.
In honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and drawing on inspiration from the children's book, What Does Peace Feel Like? by Vladimir Radunsky, participants may contribute, in words and or pictures, what peace smells, sounds, tastes or feels like.
On Jan. 11 at 2 p.m., in celebration of MLK Week, the William O. Lockridge Library will show Remember The Titans.
In 1971, at the desegragated T.C. Williams High School, a black head coach, Herman Boon leads the football team to achieve racial harmony and success. The Titans go undefeated while battling racial prejudice, before slowly gaining support from the community.
Watch this "Two Thumbs Up" movie and see the history of tears, resilience and victory!
The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!
All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online!
1. Have your own film festival at home.
View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.