Join the Brown Bag Book Club and walk away with a free book and a snack
Want to join a book club, but think you don't have time? Like book clubs, but don't like the book selections? Want to talk books with other readers, but you'd rather eat lunch? The Brown Bag Book Club is perfect for you!
Along with our new, expanded library hours, we are happy to have so many fabulous new employees!Here is an interview with one of our new library associates. Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! What's your name? Whitney.
On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you discover the links between diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Most important, you will learn ways to keep your heart healthy, whether you have diabetes or not.
Film and Discussion with Jazz historian, Rusty Hassan
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a showing of A Great Day in Harlem.This film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the famous 1958 photograph that brought together most of the era's jazz legends.
Fall is officially here (as of the recent equinox, of course)... and in the Children's Room, it shows! The leaves on our beautiful tree are already changing colors, and a few are falling. We even have a couple squirrels scurrying to collect nuts!
The first annual DC Storytelling Festival at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 5 is postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience. There are many other programs and activities happening at your library. Check out the calendar of events for more information.
Are you interested in learning about how to read or listen to free books from the library on an eReader or smartphone? Do you need some help downloading library eBooks for the first time? Interested in seeing what an eReader can do before you make the investment?
Not only is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month, it is also German-American Heritage Month! Whenever you say iceberg, pretzel, angst or gummy bear – you’re using words that actually come from German!