Martin Luther King

Library closed for MLK Day

All Harris County Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.  First observed in 1986, this floating federal holiday always falls on the third Monday in January because Martin Luther King Jr was born on January 15th.  If you are interested in learning more about Martin Luther King Jr, the library has several books available.  Also

This Week in History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by  Doreen Rappaport

 I love reading books about history, but that was not always the case.  As a child, most of my history lessons came from textbooks which I found utterly boring. It was not until my Mother took me to the local library that I realized "history" was not just about facts and dates. 

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