Honoring MLK Day: Activities, books, resources & more

Honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. as a day on, not a day off on Monday, January 17. Below find title suggestions, online resources, and more to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the best-known leaders of the civil rights movement.

And, yes, we’re open! The Main Library and Maze Branch Library are open, and the Dole Branch Library is closed, as it usually is on Mondays.

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Find titles below that honor Martin Luther King Jr., his life, his legacy, and his contemporaries.

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Try these activities

  • Live virtual book discussion for kids: Join us to read and discuss Let the Children March by Monica Clark-Robinson on Monday, January 17. Register now »
  • Drop-in craft for kids: During your library visit on Monday, January 17, stop by the Children's Services Area to decorate a fabric square to be included in our peace quilt project. Learn more »
  • Idea Box display: Check out the "I Have a Dream" exhibit on display in the Main Library Idea Box. Want to be a part of the exhibit? Stop by a service desk in Children's Services and at Dole and Maze to request a Dream Hand. Then write out your dream for the future. New community Dream Hands will be added to this exhibit throughout January.
  • Blood drive: Donate blood, save lives at the Community Blood Center's blood drive held in the Main Library Veterans Room on Monday, January 17. How to sign up to donate »

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