Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Now a recurring Digital Commons course!

Back by popular demand, what had begun as a trial course in Audio Storytelling is now an ongoing, four-part course for the foreseeable future. Beginning in April, students will meet on the first four Thursdays of each month at 6:30 p.m in the Digital Commons. The goal of this course is to teach the basics of audio storytelling. 

Meet Author Audrey Chin

Wednesday night I had the great opportunity to attend a reception at the Embassy of Singapore in honor of author Audrey Chin's latest book As the Heart Bones Break.  It was a gala event with the Ambassador of Singapore, his wife, representatives from the DC Public Library, and the local Singaporean community.

'Still Life' by Louise Penny

Talking Book Club, April 17

Shortly after elderly Jane Neal finally agrees to participate in the art show to be held in her small village outside of Montreal, she is killed by an arrow through the heart.As Chief Inspector Gamache investigates, he wonders if her unusual artwork provides a clue to her murder.

Talking Book Club March 20

Two Short Works by Famous Authors

In March we will discuss two short, less-known works by famous authors:The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

The Evening Star

On Display in the Great Hall -- and Now Available Online!

Purim Party!

A celebration of the Jewish holiday

Purim is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated on the 14th day of Adar, a month of the Hebrew Calendar.

Author Talk with Dawn Day Biehler

Urban pests such a flies, bedbugs, roaches and rats trouble people in their homes, but the history of pests shows that they are much more than a private problem.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

A Family Fun Time Event

Long ago, St. Patrick's day began as a religious holiday that celebrated the arrival of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. Today, it is celebrated in many parts of the world in the spirit of Irish heritage, culture and good luck! St. Patrick's Day celebrations of today include parades, feasts, Irish folklore and wearing the color green!

Art & Flowers in the Great Hall

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Who's Afraid of a Little Snow?

Tell us the words that are keeping you warm.

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