Plan your next event at the epicenter of cultural vibrancy in Downtown Washington. MLK is situated blocks from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and is metro accessible. With state of the art audio-visual equipment, exclusive catering by Occasions Caterers, and a spacious outdoor rooftop, your next event is even more monumental at MLK.
Event Rental Gallery
Curious to know how each of the rooms can be configured to fit your event? Take a look at our Event Rental Gallery to gather inspiration from events past and see various room layouts.
5th Floor Event Space & Rooftop
With its beautiful views of downtown, this versatile space boasts a spacious rooftop terrace. The flexible walls opening to both the terrace and the pre-event space allows this room to be configured to accommodate a variety of event needs.
From live performances, to lectures, to film screenings, this state-of-the art theater is ready to hold your standing ovations. Pre-function event space is available.
Auditorium (Capacity: 291)
The Great Hall (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only)
History abounds in this large, flexible space designed to make a grand impression. One of the larger event venues in the city, it makes the perfect setting for seated galas, expos, rehearsal dinners, parties and more.
Reach out about an event
Thank you for considering Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library for your next event. For more information or to inquire about availability, we invite you to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will get back to you within 3 business days.