Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

MLK Modernization Community Meeting

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 6:30 pm

Plans for the modernization of the central library are nearing completion. Come see the latest designs. Learn about the project timeline and plans for library services during construction. Meeting will be held in the 1st floor Dream Lab. Learn more at
Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Library Takeout at the Penn Quarter Farmers Market

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 3:00 pm

DC Public Library is taking it to the streets!Sign up for a library card, check out and return materials, find out about upcoming events, and discover everything the library has to offer each month at the FRESHFARM Penn Quarter Market.
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Book Club in American Sign Language

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 2:00 pm

Book discussion in American Sign Language, facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.   The group will discuss An Equal Music by Vikram Seth.
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Book Share

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 2:00 pm

Let’s talk books, the characters in them, and the writers who created them. We’ll ask lots of thinking questions that have no right answers - we want to hear what YOU have to say.  Bring your opinions! Ages 6-12. No registration required. Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.  
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Books & Bars

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club.&nb
Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 10:00 am

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Then please attend the Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic, sponsored by the DC Public Library, where you will be able to accomplish the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.. The Job Seekers Drop-In Clinic is conducted in the Computer Lab, Room 311, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., June - August. Drop-In services include individualized assistance with the following job-seeking tasks:   Creating an email account
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Listen Up: Talking Book Club Wants Audiobook Fans!

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 11:00 am

If you love listening to audiobooks, meet up with The Talking Book Club. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, in the Center for Accessibility (Room 215), to discuss audiobooks that spark good conversation! To get more information and know what we are reading next, call 202-727-2142.
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Maker's Social Club: Mickey Mouse Day

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm

This month, Maker Social Club will be celebrating Mickey Mouse Day! Join us in making all things Mickey Mouse using the design software TinkerCAD and our 3-D printers.  Register at Registration will begin on November 1, 2016.  Children 6-12 must be accompanied by a guardian.  
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Saturday Technology Training Session

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm

Saturday Technology Training Sessions are an opportunity for members of the Adaptive Technology community to get together and share information in an open environment. Adaptive Technologies are broadly defined to include assistive software, hardware, and systems (like screen readers, speech-to-text, and video-relay-services), but also any procedure for success or approach to achieving a goal that is important to participants.

A Tur-key-ful Family Crafternoon

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 3:00 pm

Crafts for children ages 6+ in the Fab Lab, Rm 219.   We'll be decorating 3D printed pilgrim hats and laser-cut turkeys, and making Happy Thanksgiving cards.  Parents are required to stay with their children during the program. Register online at  Registration will begin on November 1, 2016.