Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Spring Time

April has arrived and with expected showers. However, we can still enjoy all the joys that springtime brings with children’s books celebrating the return of green trees and tweeting birds among many other delights of the season abound. 

Star Wars Celebration!

Have you ever watched the Star Wars movies or the Clone Wars series on Cartoon Network?  Are you looking forward to the Star Wars Episode 7 movie coming out in coming out next year? 

'The Man Who Loved Books Too Much' by Allison Bartlett

Talking Book Club, May 15

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, by Allison Hoover Bartlett.

Audio Storytelling Workshop

July Registration Still Open!

Registration for the July sessions of the popular Audio Storytelling Workshop, which is a four-part course, is still open.  Now is your chance, if you have been considering trying this unique podcasting course.Students will meet on the first four Thursdays in July at 6:30 p.m in the Digital Commons. The goal of the course is to teach the basics of audio storytelling. 

National Poetry Month at MLK

Come see our interactive display and try your hand at making poetry!

National Poetry Month began in 1996 when the Academy of American Poets wanted to raise awareness and celebrate the past and present of poetry in the United States. Now it takes place every April, and this year at MLK we’re celebrating the diversity of American poets writing right now.

Support Teen Literature Day

Happy National Library Week! April 17 is "Support Teen Literature Day," which, in the words of the American Library Association (ALA), raises "awareness among the general public that young adult literature is a vibrant, growing genre with much to offer today's teens."

A Family Karaoke How-To

We had a ton of fun at our kids' karaoke event at the MLK Library on April 13, though you don't have to wait for a library event to break out into song. Why not have a family karaoke night at home? It's simple to plan, fun for all ages, and doesn't have to break the bank.

It's Jazz Appreciation Month!

50th Anniversary of John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme"

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane’s seminal album, A Lov

Blue Fingers: A Ninja's Tale by Cheryl Aylward Whitesel

 Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper to create new forms and structures, most commonly resembling animals.  It is a craft that I sometimes teach during our Manga Club, STEAM Team and

'Turning the Tide: Making Life Better for Deaf and Hard of Hearing' Schoolchildren

Author Talk

This event has been postponed until fall 2014. Stay tuned for the new date. We look forward to having you join us.

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