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Feature Programming
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 · 11:00 AM EDT
    After a successful three year renovation, the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library reopens with a virtual program celebrating the open and the library’s service to District residents. The opening concludes with remarks and ribbon cutting by The ...
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Join us for a fascinating discussion with the artists and designers behind the dramatic new elements of the modernized MLK Jr Memorial Library. We’ll explore their vision behind each of the elements and what inspires them in their field of work. M...
  • Friday, September 25, 2020 · 6:00 PM EDT
    A breakout media and political analyst delivers a sweeping snapshot of American Democracy and the role that African Americans have played in its shaping while offering concrete information to help harness the electoral power of the country’s risin...
Music At MLK Library
Youth Services
  • Monday, September 21, 2020 · 4:00 PM EDT
    Join us for science story time! Toddlers and preschoolers will be introduced to basic STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts as we focus on the theme of construction to celebrate the reopening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memo...
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library for a very special Virtual Story Time. This story time will feature themes of civic engagement and social justice centered around our youngest readers. Recommended fo...
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 · 3:00 PM EDT
    Grab your shakers, bells or anything that makes a fun noise and join the Library for Virtual Story Time. Recommended for children birth to 5.
Adult Learning
Know Your Power
  • On-Demand
    The December installment of Performance Lab: Chamber Music at Noon will focus on the developing musician, from young artist to professional performer. This virtual concert will feature: Concerto in A minor Movement 1: Allegro molto ma maestoso...
  • Thursday, November 5, 2020 · 6:00 PM EST
  • On-Demand
    Performance Lab: Chamber Music at Noon features Vasily Popov on cello and Ralitza Patcheva on piano, in a virtual performance recorded from the MLK Jr. Memorial Library's brand new auditorium. This concert includes repertoire by Francis Hopkinson,...
The DC Public Library is a dynamic source of information, programs, books and other library materials and services that improve the quality of life for District residents of all ages that, when combined with expert staff, helps build a thriving city. The Library provides environments that invite reading, community conversation, creative inspiration and exploration, lectures, films, computer access and use, workforce and economic development, storytimes for children, and much more.