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.
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.