Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Pop!: Meet Emily

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

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

With the weather keeping caregivers and children inside this week, don’t forget the stories and songs that can chase the grey clouds away. Use these books and rhymes to Sing, Talk, and Read with your children about the wet weather.Videos to help you SING about rain It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Author Talk with Susan Katz Miller

In celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, the DC Public Library is pleased to welcome author Susan Katz Miller.[[{"type":"media",

Verve: the Sound of America

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, check out this incredible new book, 

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

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

May's Popular Movies cover all manner of cinema: Romance, Drama, Action, Comedy and Suspense!Featuring Kate Winslet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kevin Hart and more!Call 202-727-1291 for titles and more information

Librarians Celebrate DC Punk History

Join Maggie, Michele and Anne as they discuss DC's rich punk history.

Happy Holidays!

Finally, it’s warm!!! Barbeques, Memorial Day celebrations, and the end of school is just ahead… along with pollen, bee stings and poison ivy. As you take the good with the bad, check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: May 1 – Keep Kids Alive – Drive 25 DayMay 1 – National Day of Reason

Who Stole the Cookies From the Cookie Jar?

There's a mystery at Martin Luther King Jr. Library and we need your help! Come out to the Children's Room (200) on May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. to join our story time detective crew and help us solve a mystery during our Family Fun Time. 

You Can Make a Collage

Join Us for an Eric Carle Inspired Family Fun Time

While the name Eric Carle often brings to mind images of a caterpillar or a brown bear, his career in picture book art can be attributed to a lobster. Carle first worked in New York City as a graphic designer with an advertising agency. His rendering of a lobster in an ad was seen by Bill Martin Jr.

Last Minute Prom Tips & Tricks

Prom Expo's Guide to Your Night on a Budget

Are you getting things together for prom a bit late this year? Did you miss the Prom Expo at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library? On a budget? Don't panic. This is a guide just for you. Below you will find pro tips from participants of the Prom Expo that are affordable and will help with last minute planning.1. Make your own Corsage or Boutonniere!