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.

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A weekly film series for adults at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A-5

December's movies -- on Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 -- feature Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Johnny Depp!

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Science teachers build a case for brief, vetted videos for success in urban classrooms:

Digital Book Club in ASL

Love to read and talk about books?Have an eReader?Want to learn how to download and enjoy a book using an eReader?Even if you don't have an eReader, please plan on joining us on Monday Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adaptive Services Division Learning Lab, Room 215.

Holidays Off The Beaten Path

Holiday shopping giving you the blues?  Then celebrate some of these amusing holidays to give yourself the gift of laughter. Check out some of these interesting holidays by going to the websites below to learn more information: Dec. 1 – Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation DayDec. 1 – World AIDS DayDec.

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

Drivers of the future won't sweat a parking space if they can fold up their cars:

'The Jaguar Hunter'

Part of an irregular series of reviews of science fiction and fantasy works, celebrating MLK Memorial Library's ongoing Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club. Previous entries here and here.

Author Talk on the History of Baseball in D.C.

You Gotta Have Heart - A History of Washington Baseball From 1859 to the 2012 National League East Champions

Are you a sports fan?

'I Want Them To See What They Have Done to Jack'

Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22, 1963, the Special Collections Division of the DC Public Library is pleased to announce the exhibit, “I Want Them to See What They Have Done to Jack:” Washington, D.C. Reacts to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Know Your Status: World AIDS Day 2013

On World AIDS Day each year, communities throughout the United States come together to raise awareness and remember loved ones who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the U.S with 1 in 5 people infected unaware that they're positive.

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

NASA is now using 3D printers on missions to produce zero gravity solutions to uncommon needs: