Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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?

Book Club with a Beat

A reading group for music lovers!

Got a love of music? Want to know more about your favorite band?Join us the first Tuesday of every month to read great books about your favorite music and musicians!  

Do Your Ears A Favor!

The definitive L.A. Theatre Works collection now available


Vocal Mixing Workshop

Enhance your audio production skills

The Vocal Mixing Workshop at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library gives teens ages 13-19 who are upcoming producers and recording artists an opportunity to enhance their audio production skills. 

Read to Your Baby

Think your baby is too young to be introduced to reading?Not at all!Reading to your baby helps your baby become familiar with books and sets the stage for your baby to learn how to read. Children who are read to when they are very young are more ready to learn to read when they start school. When you are reading to your baby, it is more important to focus on the sound of words, rather than the meaning of the words.Select books with rhymes, songs, and interesting sounds. Books with animal sounds are always fun. You can make the animal sounds together.