MLK Week

The poster for the film Selma, which also functions as a link to the catalog page for the film.

Special Movie Event: Selma

Celebrating MLK Week, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will showing the movie, Selma. Showtime will be on Friday, January 13 at 1 p.m.
I Have a Dream Journals

I Have a Dream Journals

Celebrate King Week/Black History Month with us and make your own "I Have a Dream" journals. Using art supplies, children will create their own square, accordion books with words and art inspired by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mural at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington DC

King's Cinema: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and legacy through movies at the Dorothy I. Height Library.   Children 4 - 5:30 p.m. Adults 6 - 8 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public
Marin Luther King

Help Us Celebrate Dr. King

For the week leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, come to the Children's Room at any time to color pictures of Dr. King and write about how he has inspired you. Works that are created during the week will be added to the bulletin board along the wall outside the Children's Room to celebrate Dr. King.
Dee Dee

DiDi Wilson presents Remembering the Dream: a celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DiDi Wilson is proud to present a special interactive program of song, poetry, spoken word and discussion to celebrate the message of inspiration that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought to our nation and world. On the occasion of his birth date this celebration will weave together Dr.
The poster for the film Selma, which also functions as a link to the catalog page for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Selma

West End Library presents "Selma", a 2015 film by Ava DuVernay, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.
Why We Can't Wait by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Teen Book Club

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we will be reading "Letter from Birmingham Jail" found in his book Why We Can't Wait.   We will explore Dr. King's idea of what is moral law and immoral law and why it is important to still be reading King.  "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."  
Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Come celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in the lower level meeting room.  Brandon Todd, Council Member for Ward 4, will share his personal perspective on civil rights. MikeIann Scerbo will give an educational speech about the Civil Rights Movement. These speeches will be followed by questions from the audience.    
Story of Ruby Bridges

Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 4 and older. This month's film (for Martin Luther King Jr. week) is "The Story of Ruby Bridges". Please join us!
Students in front of Military Road School

The Legacy of the Military Road School

Join us as we honor Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the Military Road School, one of the District's first public schools for African American children.