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.

I Was There: Oral Histories of the March on Washington

March on Washington panel discussion and video presentation

Please join us Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a lively panel discussion featuring four individuals who attended the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 50 years ago and will reflect on their experiences.

Pop Movies, Every Tuesday

A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Aug. 6MudTale of an encounter between two young boys and a fugitive on the Mississippi river. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Sam Shepard. Directed by Jeff Nichols. 

Exploring Easy Readers!

For young children nurtured on a foundation of picture books that have been read to them, nothing can be more exciting than learning to read a whole book by themselves.  Beginning with pages with a few words and related pictures, such as those in Cat in the Hat by Dr.

Introduction to 3-D Modeling

Come and learn the basics of some of our favorite 3-D mo

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.