Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Using easily accessible materials, one man is building his very own electric car:

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

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

The Month of October IsAll Science Fiction and Horror !!!!Special Blood-Sucking Double Feature Halloween Week!

Learn About the Espresso Book Machine

The Espresso Book Machine is an extraordinary piece of machinery.If you're curious about how it works and want to see what it can do for you then please join us on Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons for an introduction.

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

A parent quizzes young children on what is now old technology:

Diabetes Session

Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Diabetes educator Helen Jenkins, RN, CDE, who has been hosting the Diabetes Wellness Workshops on the first Tuesday of each month here at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, is going to do a longer program here on Saturday, Oct. 19 in conjunction with the DC HealthLink Health Fair. 

African-American Press Exhibit on Display in A-Level Lobby

The public is invited to visit the lobby of the A-Level at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to view an exhibit of ten front pages from notable African-American newspapers and magazines.

Celebrating American Archives Month: October 2013

Meet Special Collections Photo Archivist Mark Greek

Celebrating American Archives MonthOct. 1-31, 2013

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Detectives are solving crimes with the help of cyber forensics:

Columbus Day Weekend and Indigenous People's Day

Columbus Day marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, and will be observed Monday, Oct. 14. The European discovery of the "New World" in the 15th century had dramatic consequences for nearly everyone on Earth. The era of European exploration expanded global trade and colonization, and led to the establishment of the United States. 

The Wednesday Night Liar's Club

The Fine Art of Persuasion

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, we will conduct a social experiment celebrating the tall tale.