Honoring Dr. King in the Modernized MLK Library

A newer, better main library in DC

In the new MLK Jr Library, I would like to see the following: 1) More personnel to assist visitors on multiple levels and reading rooms of new library 2) More computers with wifi access 3) Monthly tributes to honor MLK's legacy (i.e. films, forums, children history events) 4) Special collection or exhibit area remembering Dr. King in a prominent location of library,i.e. first floor main lobby 5) Cafe and lounge areas ...more »

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Honoring Dr. King in the Modernized MLK Library

Panel discussion on honoring MLK's legacy.

On Wednesday, November 4, a panel discussion and community conversation were held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library to discuss ideas for honoring Dr. King's legacy in the renovated and modernized library, both through the physical building and through the programs and services the library provides throughout the city. DC Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan opened the event, and 13-term ...more »

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Innovation Space

multiple pharas stations

the digital commons should have multiple sign up stations for the computers and a separate printing station, as it is, one person having difficultly jams up the entire system

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Adaptive Services

adaptive services on 1st floor!

The adaptive services division should be on the 1st floor. With accessibility as a central tenet, physical accessibility should be a high priority.

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Washingtoniana/Black Studies

Display space

There should be small exhibit areas and display space to show off interesting and important items in the collection, especially since the contents of the collections are not always accessible.

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