Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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International Games Day Review

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Teen Space at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library celebrated International Games Day along with other libraries across the country. Teens who came in that day had a great time playing board games and video games.  Here are some pictures from the event:

Performance by the Adult Music Student Forum

Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m.

Please join us for a performance by the members of the Adult Music Student Forum on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

American Indian Heritage Month Celebration

Performance by Dennis Zotigh

Experience American Indian culture though song, dance, storytelling and oral history with a fast paced, exciting performance by Mr. Dennis Zotigh of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Author Talk with Paul Chaat Smith

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the DC Public Library is pleased to welcome Mr. Paul Chaat Smith, Associate Curator at the National Museum of the American Indian, for an author talk.

Book Group: Fiction and Films

November's Selection: Swallow

Yes, the strong gets moreWhile the weak ones fadeEmpty pockets don't ever make the gradeMama may have, Papa may haveBut God bless the child that's got his ownThat's got his own

Your Vote Counts!

Cast Your Vote for Your Favorite First Lady of British Comedy

Don't leave undecided!This is the race that really matters.  No electoral college here.  Direct democracy as often as you like. One person, several votes.  Let us know who is your favorite of these Queens of Britcom, as seen on PBS and at your friendly neighborhood library.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Who needs Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and Black Friday when there are plenty of other reasons to celebrate this month? Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information:Nov. 1 – National Cook For Your Pets DayNov. 1 – National Family Literacy DayNov. 1 – National Men Make Dinner Day

Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen? Not here.

Two recently published memoirs paint a fascinating portrait of the culinary landscape in the United States and of the American experience in general. Each book concludes in New York City and tells the story of two men who could not have come from more different backgrounds or taken such divergent paths to get to the “Big Apple” (and beyond)! One black, one white; one straight, one gay; one African-born, one American-born -- each man in his own way has had a significant impact on today’s food culture. 

Pop!: Meet Steven

Pop! Street Fashion is an experimental collection of patron street fashion at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.  It is devoted to photographically documenting the sartorial narratives of patrons who visit the library. Please email My Nguyen for more information.Meet Steven.