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 Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Digital Commons for an introduction.
Instructor Michael Ward has been studying and practicing T’ai Chi for 35 years. He has taught T’ai Chi to people from 9 to 90 in settings as diverse as senior centers, major corporations and institutions.
3-D Printing has unleashed imaginations worldwide and is being considered as a solution to problems as diverse as a shortage of human organs, housing for the homeless, and better aircraft. One speaker proposes the next step:
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. as Professor A. Peter Bailey reads from his new book, Witnessing Brother Malcolm X: The Master Teacher, A Memoir. Prof. Bailey was a close associate of Malcolm X and a founding member of The Organization of Afro American Unity.
Take a second for your health (every second Tuesday)
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you understand the huge role life style plays in managing and avoiding diabetes, and the devastating effects of eating junk food and being a couch potato (or a "desk potato", i.e. sitting for long spells at work).
Fatemeh Zarei, author, poet, and artist, will read from her collection of short stories, Dreaming Is My Profession. The author uses surrealistic techniques to bring out the dream-like quality of her stories, using simple and liquid style.
Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! What's your name? Where are you from?Cassie Freeman, from Chicago.Nice to meet you, Cassie! What's something fun you've done in the District so far?
All thumbs when it comes to eReader downloads? Shy with technology, but want to read books, see movies, and hear music for free online? Great with technology, but just can't get the frakking download process to work?