Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in libraries, schools and beyond

Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in Libraries, Schools and Beyond

A discussion on makerspaces in and outside of libraries

DC Public Library Foundation and DC Tech Meetup are proud to present a panel discussion, "Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in Libraries, Schools and Beyond" on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Join us at Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Library for an open discussion about Makerspaces and what is happening both locally and nationally within the maker movement.

Vinyl LOVE

Smithsonian Folkway Recording

Whether you love cover art or love vinyl acoustic sounds, like me. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Public Library has a great selection of Smithsonian Folkways Vinyls. From Yoruba to Peruvian traditional sounds, these are one-of-a-kind recordings that you must listen to.If you're looking for these vinyls or just browsing, come to MLK Public Library, Room 207. Enjoy! 

Introducing the Battle Subway Pokémon League

Washington's newest Pokémon League meets at your favorite downtown Library!

Rush Hour can be a real zoo.  Why not unwind on the weekend by gaming at the Battle Subway Pokémon League?

One City Mayoral Awards Nominees

Congratulations to nominated library employees!

Congratulations to the library employees nominated for the One City Mayoral Awards!

Celebrate Halloween Comic Fest All Month Long!

Comic events at your favorite downtown library in October

The same folks that bring you Free Comic Book Day every May also bring you Halloween Comic Fest to further promote comics. Martin Luther King Jr.

Novum Takes Over the Brown Bag Book Club!

Who flamed better: Smaug or Fafnir?

This October, Novum is staging a takeover of the Brown Bag Book Chat, DCPL's Twitter-based book club! On Oct. 8, we'll be asking "Who is the best dragon in fantasy literature?"

Art Attack: Collage!

Think inside the box

I usually encourage young artists to color outside the lines, but a few weeks ago, at ou

Happy Holidays!

Even if you don’t have Columbus Day off or celebrate Halloween, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this month.Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Oct. 1-31 – National Cyber Security Awareness Month Oct. 1-31 – National Stop Bullying Month

2014 Mayor's Annual Disability Awareness Expo

The DC Commission on Persons with Disabilities and community partners present the 2014 Mayor's Annual Disability Awareness Exposition on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

It's True!

Reading Nonfiction with Young Children

Do you know a child who is obsessed with dinosaurs?