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:

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.