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DC Public Library is open online only on Friday, Apr. 12 so that DC Public Library Staff may participate in our annual Staff Professional Development Day. As a reminder, the DC Public Library is open 24/7, 365 days a year online! You can sign up for a Library Card, watch virtual programs, check out books and magazines, stream movies and music, work on your resume, get homework help and so much more.

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MLK Library Rooftop Garden

This summer your library is a place to get loud with live music on the rooftop garden of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library with DC Public Library's DC Punk Archive Concert Series and the Go-Go on the Rooftop Concert Series. Groove to local bands and enjoy a picnic (outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome on the roof!) looking over the best views in town.

Both series help bring to life DC Public Library's music archives, the Go-Go Archive and the DC Punk Archive that are dedicated to recording, preserving and making accessible the vibrant music scene here in the DMV. Concert attendees are encouraged to stop by the library's permanent exhibitions on the 4th Floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to learn more about the archives, see unique collections like ticket stubs, concert posters, behind-the-scenes photos and much more. 

Go-Go on the Rooftop

Go-Go on the Rooftop is takes place each Sunday in June from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. in celebration of Black Music Month. 

DC Punk Archive Library Rooftop Show

The DC Punk Archive Library Rooftop Shows are held monthly on the first Wednesday of the Month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Don't miss any live music performances this summer at a library near you. See the full schedule of concerts across the District at the button below.

Musical Performances at DC Public Library

Audiences: All Ages
Type: Stories