Since the start of 2014, the staff at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library's Children's Room have been doing a program called STEAM Team. STEAM is an acronym standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. It highlights a trend in education where students focus on these subjects through enriching activities, which is what the Children's Room's STEAM Team program hopes to accomplish.
The DC Public Library Special Collections Department is celebrating Pride Month with an exhibit highlighting items from Washington's gay and lesbian history. The exhibit features sermons, church bulletins and papers from the R. Michael Vanzant/Faith Temple Collection in the DC Community Archives.
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The MLK Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club is looking for a new name! Something shorter and less clunky... something that invokes enchanted quests and the mysterious depths of space... or at least something that looks good on a T-shirt.
Summertime has finally come, and with it, some time to do what you want rather than what you need to do for work and school. With that in mind, learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below, and see if there’s something new and exciting you would like to try. June 1 – National Cancer Survivors Day June 1 – Say Something Nice Day
The library is the perfect place to introduce children to new experiences. From multi-cultural story times to STEAM activities, the familiar space of the library can be where you child can safely explore something completely unexpected and surprising.