Most educators accept that each child learns differently, and therefore more than one approach should be used when working with children. Young children retain information better when they have more than one way to explore it.
Start the New Year off right. Join a book group at MLK.Did you know that there are six book clubs based at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library? Discovering these groups is like finding buried treasure in the middle of downtown Washington, DC! Fiction Lover's Book Club
In this busy, fast-paced world, peace seems like an elusive commodity.Karin Silverman will lead this helpful and stimulating workshop offering effective techniques that can make your dream of finding inner peace a reality.Begin the New Year with meditation and join Karin as she takes you on this journey.
Youth Photographers Bring Light to the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Did you know there are local youth who are using art for social justice?Do you want to learn about teens who are leaders for change in their communities?Are you interested in school reform issues?If so, visit the 2nd floor west lobby to see an exhibit by Critical Exposure.
Gather around, boys and girls! The Children's department is pleased to announce its new weekly storytime schedule for the Winter-Spring 2013 season. Each program takes place in Room 200, the Children's room, on the second floor of the building.
With the wild temperature fluctuations we've been having lately, do you ever get the feeling that nature’s become a little bit unhinged? Maybe, maybe not. But if you want to learn a little bit about how dangerous and disturbing mental illness and insanity really is, try out
Please join on Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. for a very special evening of poetry as Shonda Buchanan, poet and Hampton University creative writing professor, reads from her book, Who's Afraid of Black Indians? Buchanan will also share select pieces from our rich collection.
New series celebrates film versions of reader favorites
Have you ever wondered what your favorite book would look like on film? Generations of filmmakers have answered that question by using literature as a reservoir for their creative vision. A new film series begins in January at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library that celebrates the written word on film. "Books on Film" is a monthly series that will screen movie versions of popular and classic books.