Adults

Adult Coloring

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov
The Little Foxes book cover.Arena Stage poster featuring Marg Helgenberger as Regina. Illustrated by Sam Spratt.Broadway poster from the original production featuring Tallulah Bankhead.

Literary Book Group

Join us each month as we meet to discuss a lively variety of thought-provoking literature, including fiction and nonfiction, essays and articles, poetry and drama. 
The Year of Magical Thinking book cover.Arena Stage poster featuring Kathleen Turner as Didion. Illustrated by Montse Bemal.Author and playwright Joan Didion. Photo by Brigitte Lacombe.

Literary Book Group

Join us each month as we meet to discuss a lively variety of thought-provoking literature, including fiction and nonfiction, essays and articles, poetry and drama. 
The Invention of Wings book cover.Abolitionist Sarah Grimke. Image courtesy Wikicommons.Abolitionist Angelina Grimke. Image courtesy Wikicommons.Author Sue Monk Kidd. Photo by Ronald Scarpa.

Literary Book Group

Join us each month as we meet to discuss a lively variety of thought-provoking literature, including fiction and nonfiction, essays and articles, poetry and drama. 
Angle of Repose book cover.Author Wallace Stegner. Photo by Leo Holub.

Literary Book Group

Join us each month as we meet to discuss a lively variety of thought-provoking literature, including fiction and nonfiction, essays and articles, poetry and drama.  This month's selection is Wallace Stegner's novel, Angle of Repose
Chris Barrick

Jazz in the Basement with Chris Barrick

Visit the historic MLK Jr. Memorial Library for an afternoon of jazz (classics and a few originals) with local vibraphonist, Chris Barrick.  Chris Barrick, vibraphone Allyn Johnson, piano Ethan Philion, bass Ele Rubenstein, drums  
People and Stories

People and Stories: Reading Deeply In Community

You don't have to love reading to enjoy a great story. People & Stories/Gente y Cuentos adult literature program comes to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. This unique reading and discussion group brings community together for a deep exploration of short stories.  The stories cover a broad range of topics. We invite you to bring your own perspective to this four-session program. Your opinions, insights, and life experiences are valued and encouraged!
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Tuesday Yoga

Tuesday Yoga is back!  A free beginner yoga class taught by Lindsey Crawford of Yoga District.  We meet in the sunny children's programming room.  Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring your own mat or towel.  Participants will have to sign a waiver. 18+ please.
Uncensored: Taboo Trivia

UNCENSORED: Taboo Trivia

Calling all trivia buffs and fans of freedom! Come play a game of trivia with questions about the books, films, and art that broke the rules. Bring your friends and make new ones, win prizes, and have fun! This event is for adults. Location of the event will be announced soon.
Of Mice and Men Film

UNCENSORED: Of Mice and Men Film Screening

In connection with Banned Books Week, the library will host a screening of a film based on the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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