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

Tax Aid

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:30 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10
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DC Punk Archive Library Basement Show :: Bad Moves, Bacchae and Light Beams

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

For the past two years, the DC Punk Archive has been hosting loud music in the basement of the historic MLK Jr. Memorial Library to celebrate this city's musical past and present.

MLK Library Modernization Community Meeting

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

Come to the final design for the modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.   See the final designs Learn about the closing date Get updates on interim services Learn more about the plans to modernize MLK Library at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture.
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EBM I: Basics

Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7:00 pm

The class will introduce you to the Espresso Book Machine and the requirements for printing a manuscript on the Espresso Book Machine at the D.C. Public Library. Register at bit.ly/labsclasses. Learn more about the Espresso Book Machine.
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Saturday Cinema

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in Teen Space to watch a different documentary on the first Saturday of each month. This month, we show "Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion", which follows three young fashion bloggers who spend one month in Cambodia to live as garment workers. This film is available through the library's e-content resource InstantFlix. Ages 13-19 are welcome.

Tax Aid

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:30 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10

Tax Aid

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1:00 pm

From February 1 through March 4, meet with a qualified CTA tax aide at the MLK Library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2016 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit dclibrary.org/incometax. Rooms A-9 & A-10
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STEAM Team

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room (200) on the first Sunday of each month for STEAM Team. (That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone!) Learn something new and then create something amazing!   For ages 6-12. No registration required. Please call 202-727-1248 with any questions.     
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Black History Month Storytime

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 11:00 am

In honor of Black History Month, join us for a special story time with books and songs to learn about African-American history and celebrate the skin you're in. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
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The Obama Years: An Assessment of Race Relations in the United States

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 6:30 pm

Have race relations in America improved or deteriorated since Barack Obama ascended to the White House? The rash of police shooting deaths of unarmed black men has brought attention to the enduring problem of racial violence in the United States. Join us on Wednesday, Feb 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation on the topic by Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery, author of  the forthcoming book, They Can't Kill Us All:  Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement.  

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