Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation

Tuesday Night Movies: A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation   Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt. This time around, the 'Syndicate' is out to destroy the IMF! Also starring Jeremy Renner and Ving Rhames. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. 132 minutes. 2015 PG-13 

Tuesday Night Movies: A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Click   Adam Sandler discovers a universal remote that can control his world as he sees fit. With Kate Beckinsale and Christopher Walken. Directed by Frank Coraci. 107 minutes. 2006 PG-13 

Tuesday Night Movies: A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Trainwreck   Very funny romantic comedy with commitment-phobic Amy Schumer, who just might find love. Starring Bill Hader, Brie Larson and LeBron James. Directed by Judd Apatow. 125 minutes. 2015 R
Social Justice Sneakers exhibit

Social Justice Sneakers: Walk in Someone Else's Shoes

In Celebration of King Week and Black History MSocial Justice Sneakers:   Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes   On display in the  GREAT HALL   Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library  January 19 – February 28, 2016  ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:  
Tour de DCPL 2017


Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:00 am

Library staff discovered a great way to explore the ongoing transformations at the DC Public Library -- by bike!
Knit DC Flag

KnitLit - A Cozy Gathering for Knitters and Friends

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join Southeast Library and East City Bookshop for a weekly gathering of knitting, conversation, and, of course, literature. In addition to time for knitting, sharing projects, and meeting new people, each gathering will feature a short audio piece from our online collections of audiobooks. Brighten up your springtime nights with community and craft!

Wonderful World of Healing Herbs and Botanicals

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

From medicine cabinet to beautifying your body - herbs & botanicals are such wonderful yet often overlooked gifts of nature.   Join the experts from Bazaar Spices as they cover the basics - from learning how you can use botanicals to remove unwanted blemishes from your skin to making your own DIY cleaning products, skin salves & even bug repellant.   During the talk, you may even find that weeds in your backyard might actually make a great tea or stomach soother.
BryanMacKayYear Across Maryland

A Year Across Maryland: Discovering Nature in the Chesapeake Region

In celebration of Earth Day, Bryan MacKay, author of several books on hiking, biking and canoeing in the DC/MD area, will be discussing his most recent book, A Year a
Abdu Ali

Capital Fringe Presents: Abdu Ali

The Capital Fringe is proud to present multi-faceted artist, Adbu Ali. Abdu Ali raps, sings, and chats over unorthodox and future sounds, creating music that is visceral, spiritual, and very real. Abdu Ali is a poet as well as a performing artist, who is politically charged, yet offers a message that is needed and educational for the whole family.   This event will be held at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library on Saturday, April 22 at 2:30 p.m.
Dorothy I Height and Mary McLeod Bethune

Discussion: Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

Join us for a discussion about the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site and Mary McLeod Bethune. Ms. Bethune achieved her greatest recognition at the Washington DC townhouse that is now this National Historic Site. The Council House was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women and was Bethune’s last home in Washington DC. Ms. Bethune was a friend and mentor to Civil Rights Activist, Dorothy I Height.