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.
Learn ASL

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.  
Virtual Book Club

The Audacious Books Read Along

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm

The Audacious Books Read-along will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. on Twitter using the hashtag #audaciousbooks. This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club.  Please see the reading list below and we look forward to chatting with you. January: Black Futures by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Wednesday, March 24, 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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Certiport Exams from Home: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exams

Wednesday, March 24, 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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ESL Conversation Circles

Wednesday, March 24, 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 
Women's History Month Story Time

Women's History Month Story Time

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 10:30 am

Join the Library live on Facebook for Women's History Month-themed story times. Fun for children of all ages to enjoy.
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Keeping Each Other Safe: How to Access and Use Narcan to Prevent an Opioid Overdose

Thursday, March 25, 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."
Learn ASL

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 26, 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.
ESL Conversation Circles

ESL Conversation Circles

Monday, March 29, 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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