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Martin Luther King Branch Library


Martin Luther King Branch Library

Branch Highlights

Location & Contact

2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 75215 (map)

214-670-0344 | martinlutherkingjr@dallaslibrary.org

On bus routes: 11, 12, 26, 409, 595
   1/4 mile from the J. B. Jackson, Jr., Transit Center.
On train line: Green
   The library is 1/4 mile from the Martin Luther King, Jr., Station

Service Hours

Mon
Tue
10-8
Wed
10-8
Thu
10-8
Fri
10-6
Sat
10-6
Sun

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Upcoming Events

New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Monday, February 15, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


Texas Discovery Gardens presents " It's Storytime!"

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Come and join us as the Texas Discovery Gardens host a special "story time" presentation teaching us about gardens, butterflies, and other exciting things. Make a craft after listening to a great story. Share the experience of being amazed and inspired by nature's intricate web of life with us at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library for "free".


Criminal Background? Disability? Job Service Assistance is here.

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Criminal Background? Disability? - Job Specialist Victor Pratt provides valuable job information for those with a criminal history and/or those with a Disability. To schedule a FREE meeting any day of the week with Mr. Pratt at the Martin Luther King Branch you may email him at vpratt@criminalbackgroundjobhelp.com or contact Ora Hankins at 214-670-0344 for information or assistance.


Zan W. Holmes, Jr. Adult Education Classes

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center will provide adult education classes at the MLK library, including GED and Computer Classes. For Information on how to get enrolled, contact Marian Williams, Education Director. Phone: 214-536-9699 or Email: education@zwhjcoc.org.


BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES

When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month the Martin Luther King Branch will provide a one hour computer class. 2nd Tuesday: Intro to Computers and Basic Skills; 3rd Tuesday: Email 101 and more, Internet & Internet Safety; 4th Tuesday: Online Job Applications, Workplace Skills, and Career Planning. Please call the library to sign up.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


Zan W. Holmes, Jr. Adult Education Classes

When: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center will provide adult education classes at the MLK library, including GED and Computer Classes. For Information on how to get enrolled, contact Marian Williams, Education Director. Phone: 214-536-9699 or Email: education@zwhjcoc.org.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


AARP Tax-Aide

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Dallas Public Library will partner with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free, in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People interested in receiving assistance should bring W-2's, last year's tax return, Social Security cards for all dependents, and photo I.D. Space is limited. Please call the branch in advance to confirm availability. For more information visit http://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php


Getting your GED? Learning English? Enroll in Adult Literacy Classes Now!

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

If you are seeking assistance with Reading and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) this is the class for you. Instructor Lacinetta Coxson brings experience to these subjects. Times are Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don't wait any longer to begin your journey to SUCCESS!!


Storytime Just-4-Me!

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This story time is for preschoolers ages 2-5 and their caregivers.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Friday, February 19, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


Getting your GED? Learning English? Enroll in Adult Literacy Classes Now!

When: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

If you are seeking assistance with Reading and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) this is the class for you. Instructor Lacinetta Coxson brings experience to these subjects. Times are Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don't wait any longer to begin your journey to SUCCESS!!


FREE MATH TUTORING

When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Free Math Tutoring provided for youth K-12 in the South Dallas area. Supplies provided. Excellent method (The Kumon Method) with a proven track record to improve math skills. Presented by Dr. Gil Lee, Engineering Professor of UT Dallas.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Monday, February 22, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


Criminal Background? Disability? Job Service Assistance is here.

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Criminal Background? Disability? - Job Specialist Victor Pratt provides valuable job information for those with a criminal history and/or those with a Disability. To schedule a FREE meeting any day of the week with Mr. Pratt at the Martin Luther King Branch you may email him at vpratt@criminalbackgroundjobhelp.com or contact Ora Hankins at 214-670-0344 for information or assistance.


Zan W. Holmes, Jr. Adult Education Classes

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center will provide adult education classes at the MLK library, including GED and Computer Classes. For Information on how to get enrolled, contact Marian Williams, Education Director. Phone: 214-536-9699 or Email: education@zwhjcoc.org.


BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month the Martin Luther King Branch will provide a one hour computer class. 2nd Tuesday: Intro to Computers and Basic Skills; 3rd Tuesday: Email 101 and more, Internet & Internet Safety; 4th Tuesday: Online Job Applications, Workplace Skills, and Career Planning. Please call the library to sign up.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - All Day
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

The Martin Luther King Branch has expanded The Job Resource Center for your customer convenience. The Branch now has a "JOBview" kiosk, which is a simple and easy-to-use device for looking for work in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area. JOBview provides FREE printouts with job information. There are also now two (2) Job Resource Computers each giving 90 minute sessions. The Center has the informational "Get That Job!" Series with all the 'best practices' on how to go about getting the job you seek. Flyers with current job openings are provided too! *Note: Fourth (4th) Tuesday of each month there will a FREE Computer Class on doing "Online Job Applications" and Career Information. Don't wait any longer. Let us help you get that job!


AARP Tax-Aide

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Dallas Public Library will partner with AARP Tax-Aide to offer free, in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people with low-to-moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. People interested in receiving assistance should bring W-2's, last year's tax return, Social Security cards for all dependents, and photo I.D. Space is limited. Please call the branch in advance to confirm availability. For more information visit http://dallaslibrary2.org/government/taxHelp.php


Getting your GED? Learning English? Enroll in Adult Literacy Classes Now!

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

If you are seeking assistance with Reading and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) this is the class for you. Instructor Lacinetta Coxson brings experience to these subjects. Times are Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don't wait any longer to begin your journey to SUCCESS!!


Storytime Just-4-Me!

When: Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Enjoy a fun story time with the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian. This story time is for preschoolers ages 2-5 and their caregivers.


Library Live! African American History Month

When: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Bad News for Outlaws

Hear master storyteller Melody Bell tell the amazing story of Bass Reeves, an escaped slave who become a feared lawman. You can create your own legendary or modern-day cowboy or cowgirl and bring that character to life, re-enacting exciting moments from their story.


Getting your GED? Learning English? Enroll in Adult Literacy Classes Now!

When: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

If you are seeking assistance with Reading and/or English as a Second Language (ESL) this is the class for you. Instructor Lacinetta Coxson brings experience to these subjects. Times are Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don't wait any longer to begin your journey to SUCCESS!!


After School "Reader's Theatre & Movie Time"

When: Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:35 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1)

Children will participate in a Reader's Theatre using age appropriate, high interest level books. They will also enjoy fun, relaxing, movies and crafts alternately.


FREE MATH TUTORING

When: Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Free Math Tutoring provided for youth K-12 in the South Dallas area. Supplies provided. Excellent method (The Kumon Method) with a proven track record to improve math skills. Presented by Dr. Gil Lee, Engineering Professor of UT Dallas.


BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT: THE BENEFITS OF YOGA IN A BUSY WORLD

When: Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Jeremy Mayer brings 20 years of experience to his Yoga classes. As a certified yoga instructor his invigorating class will provide information on the benefits of Yoga as well as provide yoga exercises for your good health. You will not want to miss this invigorating class.


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