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!
lotus flower

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.
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.
"The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper"

Adult Book Club

Join us to discuss September's book club selection, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. "Don’t miss this curiously charming debut! In this hauntingly beautiful story of love, loneliness and self-discovery, an endearing widower embarks on a life-changing adventure.
Cook Korean! by Robin HaRobin HaKimchi recipe excerpt

Cook Korean! Talk with Author and Illustrator Robin Ha

Join us as artist and illustrator Robin Ha talks about illustration and her graphic cookbook, Cook Korean!, and demonstrates a recipe from the book. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow. Please RSVP to attend on Eventbrite.

Capitol Hill Reads Lila by Marilynne Robinson

September's discussion will focus on Marilynne Robinson's Lila. Lila follows characters from the story that began in Robinson's great Gilead. Come join a discussion of a work by one of our leading writers.  RSVP here.
Developing a Plot

Developing a Plot

David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of English, Georgetown University, continues with the next stage in novel writing - Developing a Plot. Plotting is a proven process for editing and revising stories ensuring that readers will be riveted to the final product.  The 5-part course will cover all aspects of this process. Starting Saturday September 10, 2016 2 pm Classes meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
Lolita book cover

Moveable Feast Classics Book Club

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the Moveable Feast Classics Book Club.
sign language abc

Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Join us in this intermediate-level class.  Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  The class is FREE. No need to register Class meets in the Center for Accessibility, Room 215.