Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day

Pop!: Meet John

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Celebrating the Life and Work of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, 1928 - 2014

The DC Public Library celebrates the life and work of Maya Angelou, who died today at age 86.

STEAM: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Our Friday STEAM program all about seeds and plants

Our Friday, May 30, STEAM program will introduce the science of botany! Learning about seeds and plants is a great way to get ready for summer. It also sparks ideas for healthy eating. In this program children will learn about the parts of a seed, germination, and plant structure. They will also plant their own seeds and take home a chart in order to record its growth. Want to inspire your budding botanist? Check out these titles:

The Interrupted Tale by: Maryrose Wood

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, #4

Librarians are constantly asked by parents for a series for their child who is an advanced reader. But they don't want content that is too advanced for a younger child.

The Inside Scoop: Talking with David Baldacci

His Newest Title "The Finisher" is Available Now at the Library

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6:00pm in Auditorium A-5

Pop Movies, Every TuesdayJune's films includes a series of short films in honor of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month,as well as our exciting popular cinema.True-to-Life Afghan war drama starring Mark Wahlberg, nail-biting suspense with Liam Neeson and an animated blockbuster!

'Building Bridges, Crossing Borders'

One Young Deaf Woman's Education

On Sunday, June 8 at 2 p.m., in Room A-5 (Lower Level), author and teacher Ann D.

Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks that Saved the Nation


Walter Mosley Presents “Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore” at Library

Podcast Available

On May 20, author Walter Mosley discussed and signed his latest book, “Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. You can listen to the whole talk along with the question and answer session below: