Columbus Day marks the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, and will be observed Monday, Oct. 14. The European discovery of the "New World" in the 15th century had dramatic consequences for nearly everyone on Earth. The era of European exploration expanded global trade and colonization, and led to the establishment of the United States.
Join the Brown Bag Book Club and walk away with a free book and a snack
Want to join a book club, but think you don't have time? Like book clubs, but don't like the book selections? Want to talk books with other readers, but you'd rather eat lunch? The Brown Bag Book Club is perfect for you!
Along with our new, expanded library hours, we are happy to have so many fabulous new employees!Here is an interview with one of our new library associates. Welcome to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library! What's your name? Whitney.
On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you discover the links between diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Most important, you will learn ways to keep your heart healthy, whether you have diabetes or not.
Film and Discussion with Jazz historian, Rusty Hassan
Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. for a showing of A Great Day in Harlem.This film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the famous 1958 photograph that brought together most of the era's jazz legends.
Fall is officially here (as of the recent equinox, of course)... and in the Children's Room, it shows! The leaves on our beautiful tree are already changing colors, and a few are falling. We even have a couple squirrels scurrying to collect nuts!