Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

The MLK Jr. Memorial Library closed on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for modernization: learn more at Interim services for the MLK Library (including the Library Express location, Special Collections, and the Memory Lab) began on Monday, May 8, 2017. Please visit for more information on interim services.

Introduction to 3-D Printing

 Join us for an overview of 3-D printing on Tuesday evenings and Saturday Afternoons! 

The Black Caucus of the American Library Association's (BCALA) 8th National Conference

National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL)

The National Conference of African American Librarians (NCAAL) of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) will meet in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Aug. 7 – 11.

Book Review: 'Kale'

'The Most Complete Guide to the World's Most Powerful Superfood'

Kale ... You either love it or hate it, but maybe, just maybe, this book will move you into the love it camp!Kale, oftentimes referred to as a 'superfood' is packed with nutrients and green goodness. One serving alone surpasses your RDA for both Vitamins A and C!

DIY Creativity

Beading for Teens

Choose a DIY jewelry project and create a glamorous look for yourself. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, the following books will clearly explain the creative process.

Practice Math with Sushi Monster!

Apps for Kids

What's way more fun than math homework, and almost as goofy as going out for dinner with a ravenous sushi-eating monster?  Playing Sushi Monster, of course!  

Holidays Off the Beaten Path

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. 

Dig into Dance with Ms. Carmen!

Long ago, Children's Librarian Carmen Boston went to a special school in London called the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance which is now called Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She spent a year there studying for a Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dance so she could gain more skills to teach dance to variety of people of all ages. Ms.

Tomi Ungerer

Not for Children Only Showing at E Street Cinema

E Street Cinema is showing the documentary Far Out Isn't Far enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story. The film shares with adult fans Ungerer's childhood in Alsace under German occupation. It also discusses how his adult erotic picture books caused the removal of his children books from library shelves.

Literary Book Group

Thursday, Aug. 1 at 2:30 p.m.Calvin Marshall Trillin is an American journalist, humorist, food writer, poet, memoirist and novelist.

Come Play Chess!

Are you interested in playing Chess?We have chess sets available for use during normal operating hours at MLK Jr. Memorial Library. Come to the desk in Popular Services and pick one up!For beginners, advanced, or just curious players, the "game of kings" offers endless hours of fun and can be highly educational. All ages are welcome.