Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

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

The Animal Dialogues

Uncommon Encounters in the Wild

The encounters Craig Childs relates in The Animal Dialogues are unique for two reasons: his life spent in courting such encounters, and his skill in making readers feel we are present and sharing the experience with him.

Sales As A Strategy

A seminar on sales strategies for small businesses

Want to learn how to increase your sales as a small business?Come learn about the new book Sales As A Strategy, which discusses sustainable small business sales practices.

Heaven and Earth

Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art

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'Drive!: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us'

Why carrots and sticks (often) don't work

What do Internet and software upstarts such as Wikipedia, Firefox, Apache and Linux all have in common? They are all immensely successful innovative “open source” ventures that were developed and managed exclusively by volunteers.

Spoiler Alert!!!

The real Madame Delphine LaLaurie and Marie Laveau of FX’s 'American Horror Story: Coven'

One of cable’s most popular dramas, American Horror Story, an anthology series currently airing its third season, about witchcraft versus Voodoo in New Orleans uses fictionalized accounts of real women from the city’s past to enrich the show.               

Digital Nation

How technology shapes our lives

An eerie, but fascinating demonstration of a robot that moves like a wild beast:

History and Biography Bookclub

Are you fascinated by history?  Are you intrigued by the lives of other people? Want to spend some time reading entertaining books and talking to like-minded individuals? 

Saturday Classic Film Matinee

Join us the third Saturday of every month for a different classic film at 1:30 p.m. in room A-5. Come enjoy the films that made us want to become doctors, lawyers, cowboys and gangsters.  Brought to life by the best Hollywood has produced!Reconnect with some of your old favorites and get introduced to others you have always wanted to see.

Chef at Market!

Come and get a taste of Sri Lanka

The Power and Meaning of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

A Sesquicentennial Commemoration

“The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here...”  With these words, President Lincoln showed he had not the gift of prophesy. On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln spoke and generations listened. After 150 years, the words said that day still move many of us.