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

Celebrating American Archives Month: October 2013

An Interview with DC Community Archivist, Derek Gray

Celebrating American Archives MonthOct.

Halloween Party for Kids

Boo!  It’s that time again, when children and grown-ups of all ages don creative costumes and revel in their spooky sides – that’s right, it’s time for Halloween!

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

The arguments against use of advanced technology in public schools are countered in this video:

Celebrate the Season with DC Public Library & Fantom Comics!

Sink your fangs into these Halloween events at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Wanna get your spooky on? Gotta pricking in your thumbs? Can't wait 'til All Hallows Eve? We have the stuff you love.

So You Wanna Write an eBook?

An 'Aspiring Authors Circle' Event

Join members of the Aspiring Authors Circle as we watch the movie Digital Publishing Fundamentals

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Eye tracking is now being used by Sports Psychologists in their work:

5th Annual Moving Forward Together Secondary Transition Community Fair & Forum

This event, on Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26, is for:youths and young adults with disabilities (middle & high school)parents/families/caregiverseducatorsprofessionalscommunity organizations.All are invited to learn about transition into employment, education, and independence at this two-day event.

'Revolutionary Summer'

The summer of 1776 was a spectacle of war, politics, and the birth of a new nation.  Revolutionary Summer is the latest book by author and historian Joseph Ellis, which deals with this tumultuous and formative period in America’s

'Blood and Chocolate' by Annette Curtis Klause

Considering that October is a month where everything spooky and scary comes out to prowl, reading a book with supernatural creatures is a pretty safe bet.