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 Movies, Every Tuesday

A Weekly Film Series for Adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5

January's films are full of fast and exciting action and powerful real-life drama!![[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"26422","attributes":{"alt":"Dwayne Johnson pic","class":"media-image","style":"margin-right: 5px; height: 64px; width: 9

'Everybody Sees The Ants' by A. S. King

Considering how cold and snowy it's been lately, a book set in a hot place would be great to warm up with.

Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Shortest day, longest night

On Saturday, Dec. 21 -- at 5:11 p.m., to be exact -- take a look at the sun.  

Holiday Photobooth

In the Children's Room

Make sure to stop by the Children's room for a special holiday photo opportunity!The Children's staff have constructed a life-size warm and cozy holiday hearth, complete with a roaring fire, snowflakes, stockings, Kwanzaa kinara and Hanukkah menorah.  You have to see it to believe it -- a truly festive sight to behold!

Reduce Stress This Holiday Season Through Meditation

The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality.Join Karin Silverman as she discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.

Check Out the 'Long Earth'

The Long Earth, by Terry Pratchett takes the reader on a interdimensional thrill ride throu

Introducing...the Aspiring Writers Circle!

New and improved networking group for all writers starts this month

Sound familiar? Well, it should. The Aspiring Authors Circles established in October to support Fiction Writers, Poets, Bloggers, and Playwrights have now consolidated into one because there is strength in numbers. The name has been changed to accommodate all writers. 

Business and Market Research Workshop

Presented by ReferenceUSA

Did you know that the library has Reference USA, which is a resource that can help you:

Diabetes Wellness Workshop

Fitness for a lifetime!

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to talk about how important exercise is for anyone who wants to be healthy in general, and why it is even more important in managing and avoiding diabetes. 

Nice to Meet You!

Faces to know in Children's and Teen Services

There are a lot of interesting people working in the Children's Room and Teen Space.  Let's get to know them!  Hello, Cameron!  Do you prefer being called Cameron, or do you have any nicknames?I like Cameron, but when I was younger I had a lot of nicknames: Cam Jams, Camcorder, Cam-Ron...