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

Knitty Gritty Committee With a Twist

Ever wanted to take the next step in your knit work with those cool twists and turns, but didn't know how or know where to start?The Knitty Gritty Committee is here to help! For February, MLK's knitting circle will explore cabling! 

"Malcolm, Martin, Medgar" a play by A. Peter Bailey

What would these three political icons have to say if they were with us today?

Please join us in the Great Hall on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. for a staged reading of the play, "Malcolm, Martin,  Medgar," by noted author and journalist, A. Peter Bailey. Bailey is the author of Witnessing Brother Malcolm X, The Master Teacher: A Memoir.This special presentation will be narrated by Malaak Shabazz, the youngest daughter of the Malcolm X. 

'Survival Lessons' by Alice Hoffman

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman is a paean to life. 

ReelAbilities Film Festival at DC Public Library

DC Public Library will be participating in the ReelAbilities Disabilities Film Festival again this year.

Sexy and Safe for Valentines Day

Awareness is Sexy

To prepare for the upcoming season of love, the Teen Space will be offering FREE and confidential HIV testing, a sexual health information session, interactive activities, and free condoms from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 15!

See us at the Spy Museum!

Open Doors Access: Operation Undercover

Intrigued by the International Spy Museum? Who isn’t?! Now’s a great time to visit. 

Family Fun Time visits Ancient Egypt!

Have you ever wanted to travel back in time to where the pyramids were built, pharaohs ruled and mummies were all the rage?  Now's your chance!Join us in the Children's Room on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. for an Ancient Egypt-themed Family Fun Time! Enjoy a story, game and craft for kids of all ages. 

Author Talk: Beverly Schwartz

DC Public Library welcomes Beverly Schwartz, author of Rippling: How Socia

Books & Bars

Reinventing the book club

Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club.  Books & Bars is “reinventing the book club” with promises of great food, drinks, comf

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

Wednesday, Jan. 22

DC Public Library will open at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22.