Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The MLK Jr. Memorial Library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for modernization: learn more at dclibrary.org/mlkfuture. 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 dclibrary.org/mlkinterim for more information on interim services.

Teachers, Win a Trip to Antarctica

Contest Winner Will Join Robert Swan, Author of 2041

Robert Swan’s 2041: My Quest to Save the World’s Last Wilderness, will be published in October 2009. To promote this environmental book, the publisher, Broadway Books, is giving away a free trip to Antarctica to one teacher.On the trip, teachers, students, corporate leaders, and environmental experts will see Antarctica’s fragile ecosystems in person. The ship will sail past the Antarctic’s ice cliffs, follow whales as they feed, view Gentoo Penguins and cruise past Cape Horn.

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