Martin Luther King, Jr. Day hours and info!

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the library will be closed on Monday, January 15th. We will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 16th.

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Born January 15, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, as well as an American Baptist minister, humanitarian, and activist. He believed in, and practiced, nonviolent civil disobedience to bring about social and political change in America.

If you would like to know more about Dr. King please visit the John Spellman Library. We have DVDs, eBooks, print books, and great articles for you!

Browse through the items on these links to get you started:

DVDs
-“I Have a Dream” speech
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography

eBooks
-The making of the Civil Rights movement
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography
-Dr. King’s Legacy

Books
-Dr. King’s autobiography
-Coretta Scott King’s account of her life with Martin Luther King, Jr.
-Dr. King’s assassination and resulting impact on the country

Articles
-Leadership and vision
-Remembering the “I Have a Dream” speech
-Insights into Dr. King’s life

Remember, you can always filter these results on the left-hand side of the page. And, as always, your librarians are here to help! Enjoy your day off in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

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