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

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Patients may be surprised to learn of the existence of a robot phlebotomist:

Pop!: Meet Markeith

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information.Meet Markeith.Markeith, 20, was a glorious vision in army green and black. His look was decidedly tough and punk, which is always intriguing to behold. Who but a fearless sartorial genius would pair a fishnet shirt laid over a Bob Marley T-shirt? Beyond punk, however, Markeith displayed his creative style with the zipties over his knee-high black combat boots, along with lots and lots of cool accessories in a variety of textures."Street punk" was the term he used to describe today's look; it fits, but more importantly, it commands attention.More on his fashion inspirations and other life musings after the jump.

'Soul Train: the Music, Dance and Style of a Generation'

Questlove, the famed Roots frontman, has compiled

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5

December's movies -- on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 -- feature Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Johnny Depp!

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Science teachers build a case for brief, vetted videos for success in urban classrooms:

Digital Book Club in ASL

Love to read and talk about books?Have an eReader?Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader?Even if you don't have an eReader, please plan on joining us on Monday Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division Learning Lab, Room 215.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation DayDec. 1 – World AIDS DayDec.

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Drivers of the future won't sweat a parking space if they can fold up their cars:

'The Jaguar Hunter'

Part of an irregular series of reviews of science fiction and fantasy works, celebrating MLK Memorial Library's ongoing Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club. Previous entries here and here.

Author Talk on the History of Baseball in D.C.

You Gotta Have Heart - A History of Washington Baseball From 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions

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