Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The MLK Jr. Memorial Library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for modernization: learn more at Interim services for the MLK Library (including the Library Express location, Special Collections, and the Memory Lab) began on Monday, May 8, 2017. Please visit for more information on interim services.

Tour de DCPL IX

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9:00 am

Our original date of June 2nd was postponed due to inclement weather. We will now ride on Saturday, June 30! NEW REGISTRATION LINK If you already registered, please re-register for this new date and we hope you will be able to join us.
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Twitter Chat: #AsktheLabs

Monday, July 9, 2018, 1:00 pm

Twice a month, staff from the Labs at DC Public Library take over the Twittersphere to answer your questions about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. You can prepare by reading up on the Labs and their offerings here, or send us photos of the awesome things you've made and learned in one of our spaces.  

Saturday Technology Training Sessions

If you need accommodation to attend these programs, including American Sign Language Interpretation, please contact us as early as possible. Our accommodation statement is available on our website.