Holiday Pop-Up Shops at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library



11/25/2023 1:00 pm - 12/23/2023 5:00 pm




901 G Street NW

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This November and December, the DC Public Library will host pop-up shops by the Heurich House Museum and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The shops will offer residents and visitors chances to buy locally made and designed products and transit-themed items in person.

Markt at MLK

Heurich House Museum has dedicated their public service mission to supporting the areas small scale makers over the last decade. They will curate and run a retail space selling items priced at $50 or less. The inventory will come from over 30 makers in the Heurich House Museum’s network. Items promoting the DC Public Library’s Go-Go and Punk Archives will also be available for sale.

Businesses will include:

Markt at MLK will run from Small Business Saturday, November 25, through December 23, the Saturday before Christmas  with the following hours:

  • Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday:  12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Metro’s First Stop Pop-Up Shop

Metro’s First Stop Pop-Up Shop allows customers to purchase merchandise usually available through its online Metro at

Items will include:
  • Limited-edition, holiday-themed Metro items, including cards, wrapping paper, ornaments, socks, sweatshirts, and long-sleeve shirts.
  • Exclusive Metro merchandise featuring puzzles, socks, totes, T-shirts, and towels
Metro’s First Stop Pop-Up Shop will be open from November 25 through December 17 with the following hours:

  • Sundays: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m 
  • Mondays – Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays – Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Click here to learn more and plan your visit.