Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.
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ESL Conversation Circles

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 6:00 pm

Are you a non-native speaker of English who would like to practice speaking English or build your vocabulary?  Join us virtually for the Library's English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circles. The online sessions meet for two hours. They are designed for non-native speakers of English, ages 18 and older, with low intermediate to high-level English skills. For more information, please contact: adultlearning.dcpl@dc.gov 
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Keeping Each Other Safe: How to Access and Use Narcan to Prevent an Opioid Overdose

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 12:00 pm

Join the DC Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Heapatits, STD and TB Administration for a 2-hour community training and information session on understanding the opioid epidemic in the District of Columbia. The Department of Health representative will discuss compliance with D.C. law on how to screen for an opioid-related overdose, how naloxone works, when naloxone administration is medically indicated, how to administer naloxone and precautions, warnings and adverse effects. We will host this workshop on Webex using the following links with the password "wellness."
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American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Join us for our ever-popular series’ of American Sign Language (ASL) classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 - 1 p.m.   This will be a chance for Beginning Level signers to meet and practice conversing and learn some basic signing skills, up to 100 vocabulary words, and rules of grammar. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Friday, March 12, 2021, 4:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Saturday, March 13, 2021, 12:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Saturday, March 13, 2021, 2:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, March 15, 2021, 10:00 am

Are you a non-native speaker of English who would like to practice speaking English or build your vocabulary?  Join us virtually for the Library's English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circles. The online sessions meet for two hours. They are designed for non-native speakers of English, ages 18 and older, with low intermediate to high-level English skills. For more information, please contact: adultlearning.dcpl@dc.gov 
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American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Join us for our ever-popular series of American Sign Language (ASL) classes on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m.  
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Virtual Event with the Labs & C4A: What is 3D Printing?

Monday, March 15, 2021, 3:00 pm

One of the technologies offered by the Labs at MLK is 3D printing. Are you curious about how 3D printing works? Join us for a virtual program discussing the basics of how it works, what materials are used and what kinds of machines are at the Labs. 
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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Monday, March 15, 2021, 4:00 pm

If you need to get Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified, the DC Public Library, in partnership with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), is pleased to offer Certiport’s Exams from Home Service. This remote testing solution allows you to take the 2016 or 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam from the convenience and safety of your own home or office, and it is FREE to you through our partnership with OSSE.

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