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

Global Lens Film Series

A Program of Award-Winning Movies from Around the Globe

On the first Tuesday of every month from September through December, join us for the Global Lens Film Series.  All films begin at 6:00pm in Auditorium A-5.Sept. 3Beijing Flickers

Adobe Illustrator 201

Workshop builds on basic knowledge of Illustrator CS6

This workshop will build on basic knowledge of the tools and tricks of Illustrator CS6 and apply them to a project. This time we are going to create camp badges in order to better understand the gradients, paths, fills and strokes within Adobe Illustrator CS6.

I Was There: Oral Histories of the March on Washington

March on Washington panel discussion and video presentation

Please join us Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a lively panel discussion featuring four individuals who attended the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 50 years ago and will reflect on their experiences.

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Aug. 6MudTale of an encounter between two young boys and a fugitive on the Mississippi river. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Sam Shepard. Directed by Jeff Nichols. 

Exploring Easy Readers!

For young children nurtured on a foundation of picture books that have been read to them, nothing can be more exciting than learning to read a whole book by themselves.  Beginning with pages with a few words and related pictures, such as those in Cat in the Hat by Dr.

Introduction to 3-D Modeling

Come and learn the basics of some of our favorite 3-D mo

Introduction to 3-D Printing

 Join us for an overview of 3-D printing on Tuesday evenings and Saturday Afternoons! 

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association's (BCALA) 8th National Conference

National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL)

The National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL) of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) will meet in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Aug. 7 – 11.

Book Review: 'Kale'

'The Most Complete Guide to the World's Most Powerful Superfood'

Kale ... You either love it or hate it, but maybe, just maybe, this book will move you into the love it camp!Kale, oftentimes referred to as a 'superfood' is packed with nutrients and green goodness. One serving alone surpasses your RDA for both Vitamins A and C!