Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The MLK Jr. Memorial Library will close on Saturday, Mar 4. at 5:30 p.m for modernization: http://www.dclibrary.org/mlkfuture

Tax Aid

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 1:30 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10
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Trading Card Meetup

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 12:00 pm

New Meeting Space! Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering? Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights.  Players will meet from 12 noon until 5 p.m. in the 2nd Floor East Lobby, adjacent to Room 220. Video and card players are welcome. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held once a year.  So, come one, come all; just come ready.  
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DIY Clothing Repair Workshop

Want to mend your old clothes, but don't know how? Bring your (clean) clothes to our workshop and learn basic patching and mending skills. Sewing machines, needles, and thread provided. Space is limited, so sign up here: bit.ly/labsclasses

Tax Aid

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 9:30 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10
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Books & Bars

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club. Books & Bars is a book club that promises great food, drinks, a comfortable atmosphere, and great discussion on today’s most intriguing books. Socializing and happy hour specials begin at 6:30 p.m., book discussion begins at 7 p.m. RSVP encouraged to ensure enough seating.

Story Time Gala

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join us for a magical evening in support of the critical children's programs at DC Public Library! Click here to get event tickets.  
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The Morehouse College Glee Club and Quartet in Concert

Friday, March 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

Are you interested in a rich tradition of standard classical church music? Music of African American composers and heritage music?  If so, you do not want to miss a free concert by The Morehouse College Glee Club, one of the nation's oldest all-male collegiate glee clubs. On Friday, March 24, beginning at 12 p.m., the Morehouse College  Glee Club will perform at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library.

Film Screening: "A Legacy of Mies and King"

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 pm

What do you do with a library designed in the 1960s by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and named after Martin Luther King, Jr.? The documentary, "A Legacy of Mies and King: Renovating the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library," follows architect Francine Houben as she investigates the past and present to transform D.C.'s central library into a world class library.This screening will be held at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW.

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