Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The MLK Jr. Memorial Library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for modernization: http://www.dclibrary.org/mlkfuture. Interim services for the MLK Library (including the Library Express location, Special Collections, and the Memory Lab) will begin on Monday, May 8, 2017. Please refer to http://www.dclibrary.org/roadtomlkfuture for more information on interim services.

STEAM Team: Paper Airplanes

Are you fascinated by airplanes? Are you curious about why some structures fly well and others do not?

If you want to get into fashion or just make your closet better, I suggest you start with basic pieces first, and then go to patterns, because you can always match them up.

Pop!: Meet Alexis

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information. Meet Alexis.

Tea Party!

Family Fun Time

Are you a little teapot?

3-D Printing for Kids and Teens Recap

This summer the Northeast Library and MLK's Digital Commons collaborated on a 3-D printing class for kids and teens. At the first class on July 31 we learned about different kinds of 3-D printing and what kind of things 3-D printers make now and what they could make in the future.

Movie Magic and Movie Madness

While the main things people think about when they walk into a library are books, that’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the materials that libraries have available.  In addition to book collections, in physical, audio, and

STEAM Team: Tidal Pools

Please come join us on Sunday, September 14 at 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in the Children's Room (Room 200). This is a STEAM Team even. STEAM is a framework for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. You will demonstrate the effects of tides in your own tidal pool diorama and you will be able to take it home with you! You will learn about tides, tidal pools, and various animals that live in tidal pools, such as hermit crabs, sea stars, and fish.

Can I Afford My Life?

A Seminar on Financial Literacy

Are you unsure about investing your money? Or do you have questions about your credit? Maybe you just need to figure out how to budget your paycheck. The Capital Area Asset Builders in partnership with DCPL will present "Can I Afford My Life? A Seminar on Financial Literacy" to help you answer some of these questions and more.

Are You Ready to Write?

Join the Aspiring Writers Circle in "Pantser" Drills as we prepare for NaNoWriMo!

Tonight, in preparation for National Novel Writing Month (aka. NaNoWriMo) in November, we are starting a number of drills through the end of November to warm up those writing muscles!  These 20-minute drills are designed to include all writers, so if you are not working on the "next great American novel", you can still be a part of the action.

Adaptive Services Braille Literacy Class

Adaptive Services Division is accepting applications for their Braille literacy class on Saturdays at 10 a.m. starting August 9, 2014 – September 27, 2014.This class is for beginning braille users (All ages).

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