Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Pittsburgh, PA- Beginning Monday, January 14, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host an array of family-friendly events to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 14 | 4:15 pm
CLP – Squirrel Hill
MLK Jr. Day: Celebrating a Hero
Read-aloud from books about MLK and make a craft during this special family-friendly event. For families with children birth to grade 5.

Wednesday, January 16 | 3:30 pm
CLP – West End
MLK Jr. Day: Celebrating a Hero
Read Martin’s Big Words and put your knowledge to the test with a quiz afterward. For children grades K – 5.

Saturday, January 19 | 1 pm
CLP – East Liberty
The Young Dreamer’s Book Club presents Meet-Up/Read-Up
Dr. Nosakhere Griffin-EL reads MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech
Read-aloud from books about MLK and make a craft during this special family-friendly event. For families with children birth to grade 5.

Wednesday, January 23 | 4 – 6 pm
CLP – Hill District
The Dreamocracy Learning Lab present MLK 360
MLK 360 is a series of books and activities detailing Dr. King’s role as a family member and his service as an activist and leader. For grades K – 5.

Thursday, January 31 | 4 – 5:30 pm
CLP – Allegheny
The Dreamocracy Learning Lab present MLK 360
MLK 360 is a series of books and activities detailing Dr. King’s role as a family member and his service as an activist and leader. For grades K – 5.

The Library also encourages volunteering as a way to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh volunteers impact our community every day by increasing the community’s literacy and learning. Volunteer opportunities include leading global language classes, tutoring and providing homework assistance, mentoring teens with technology and arts, promoting programs and services, providing résumé help, directing book discussions, advocating and fundraising for the Library, and much more. Visit carnegielibrary.org/volunteer to join in the hundreds of volunteers who give their time and talent to support the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh each year.

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