Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Celebrate the Moomins at our Around the World Storytime

Author of Moomin and celebrated artist, Tove Jansson (1914-2001) is one of the most well-known Finnish artists around the world. The 9th of August would have been Tove’s 100th birthday and in celebration the Children’s Department at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library will have a special Moomin story time on Monday, August 11 at 11 a.m. 

"Three Parts Dead" by Max Gladstone

Tara's been kicked out of school-- literally. Managing to survive being thrown from the floating Hidden Schools through her Craft alone, she attempts to go back to her childhood home and resume her old life of plowing and tending sheep.

From Ryder to Rothko

The Quest for the Best American Art

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Read This NOT That!

Episode 2: The Hunger Games v. Battle Royale

The wait is over! Your favorite librarians, Anne and TaChalla, are back with episode 2 of Read This NOT That! And this time it's edgier than before.

Science in the Summer: Exploring the Living World

On July 26 and August 2, budding biologists in grades two through six asked and answered lots of questions about the living (and non-living) world, and about science in general: what is a hypothesis? What do you need to make an observation? Is water a living thing? What are living things composed of? 

Did you know that the Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club has a mailing list?

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Happy Holidays

Other countries create a special banking holiday on the first Monday in August so that their citizens get a three day weekend.  But not in the United States.  (Maybe because everyone’s on vacation?)  Even though most of us don’t have a three day weekend to look forward to this month, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below. August 1-7 – International Clown Week

Can you really play a 3-D printed flute?

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Family Fun Time: Sporty Saturday

Basketball, soccer, tennis, football, squash, baseball, track and field, lacrosse, field hockey, badminton.... so many sports, so little time.While it's true that a library isn't the place to run around, that's exactly what we're going to do for Family Fun Time: Sporty Saturday on Saturday, August 9, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room at Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Library.

Check It or Leave It?

"Broken Angel"

We are back with another episode! Join Peter and TaChalla in their discussion of Broken Angel  by Brian Knight. Guess who would rather check it or leave it.