Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Virtual Opening Ceremony

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Virtual Opening Ceremony

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.

After a successful three year renovation, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library reopens with a virtual program celebrating the opening and the Library’s service to District residents. The opening ceremony features remarks and ribbon cutting by The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington, D.C., Gregory McCarthy, Chairman of the Board of the DC Public Library and Richard Reyes-Gavilan, DC Public Library Executive Director.

Special recorded remarks are to follow the ribbon-cutting, along with performances by Howard University a cappella ensemble Afro Blue. Enjoy the sounds of Les the DJ before and after the event.

Watch live on the Library's Youtube channel at 11 a.m. 


The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be open with limited services. Find full details here