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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

Friday Movie Matinee

When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Relax while you watch a movie in the cool of the library this summer.


DAILY & FREE SUPER SNACK Sponsored by Equal Heart

When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Teen Center)

Children under age 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal provided through the USDA/TDA Summer Food Service Program and local sponsor Equal Heart. Snack is from 3:00pm-3:45pm, Tuesday through Friday at the Martin Luther King Branch Library.


"Make-&-Take" Child Craft

When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1)

Children will make and take an easy fun craft.


Parent Workshop: North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (NTARuPT)) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that seeks to improve the quality of life for children, families, and communities by preventing unintended teen pregnancies. The vision is that every young person in our community has the opportunity to set goals, plan education and careers and become self-sufficient before entering into parenthood. Values are to be strategic, innovative and culturally sensitive.


DAILY & FREE SUPER SNACK Sponsored by Equal Heart

When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Teen Center)

Children under age 18 are invited to enjoy a free meal provided through the USDA/TDA Summer Food Service Program and local sponsor Equal Heart. Snack is from 3:00pm-3:45pm, Tuesday through Friday at the Martin Luther King Branch Library.


"National Coloring Book Day"

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

All ages are invited to join in the fun of expressing their creative talents in this "National Coloring Book Day" event. Coloring sheets will be provided for all ages to color and take home, or leave to be displayed in the library.


Improve Your Workplace Computer Skills - Register Now!

When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

If you are interested to improve your computer skills in the workplace this is the class for you. We currently have a tentative time set for evenings on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Excel included. Right now we are hoping to gauge the level of interest in such a class. Experienced and knowledgeable instructor. Register below.


Preschool Story Time at MLK Library

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Every "FIRST Wednesday" of the month, enjoy a fun story time with the Children's Librarian at the Martin Luther King Branch Library.


Summer Book Buddies

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Ensure your child maintains reading skills this summer: Join Book Buddies! Each weekly session encourages your child to continue reading by playing games and pairing them with a trained reading volunteer. Sessions last from June 13th through August 4th. Register your child at a participating location. For students entering grades 2-5.


Improve Your Workplace Computer Skills - Register Now!

When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

If you are interested to improve your computer skills in the workplace this is the class for you. We currently have a tentative time set for evenings on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Excel included. Right now we are hoping to gauge the level of interest in such a class. Experienced and knowledgeable instructor. Register below.


Parent Workshop: North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 - 5:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (NTARuPT)) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that seeks to improve the quality of life for children, families, and communities by preventing unintended teen pregnancies. The vision is that every young person in our community has the opportunity to set goals, plan education and careers and become self-sufficient before entering into parenthood. Values are to be strategic, innovative and culturally sensitive.


"Making Music"

When: Friday, August 05, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Make music with some common household items. Use straws to make an instrument and see if you can play a song, and experiment with making music with nothing more than glass full of water. *Program sponsored by The Dallas Foundation.


Friday Movie Matinee

When: Friday, August 05, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Relax while you watch a movie in the cool of the library this summer.


Parent Workshop: North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy

When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Teen Pregnancy (NTARuPT)) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that seeks to improve the quality of life for children, families, and communities by preventing unintended teen pregnancies. The vision is that every young person in our community has the opportunity to set goals, plan education and careers and become self-sufficient before entering into parenthood. Values are to be strategic, innovative and culturally sensitive.


From Pads and Plays to Pens & Pages

When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Meet former NFL player Wade Smith! The Lake Highlands H.S. graduate and former Houston Texan player will read from his children's book based on how he balanced schoolwork and sports when he was growing up.


Improve Your Workplace Computer Skills - Register Now!

When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

If you are interested to improve your computer skills in the workplace this is the class for you. We currently have a tentative time set for evenings on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Excel included. Right now we are hoping to gauge the level of interest in such a class. Experienced and knowledgeable instructor. Register below.


"Cool Science for Kids"

When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Would you like to make the "m" on M&M's come off of the candy and other exciting things to do with candy? If so, come and join us in these fun science activities.


Improve Your Workplace Computer Skills - Register Now!

When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

If you are interested to improve your computer skills in the workplace this is the class for you. We currently have a tentative time set for evenings on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Excel included. Right now we are hoping to gauge the level of interest in such a class. Experienced and knowledgeable instructor. Register below.


"911" Safety presented by DPD

When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) will present a "911" Safety presentation to the local youth.


2016 Felony/Misd.-Friendly Career Pre-Fair Orientation

When: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

The TDCJ---Region II Partnership Council of Dallas proudly presents their 3rd Annual Felony and/or Misdemeanor Friendly Community Career Fair. The following conditions are *REQUIRED* to attend this Pre-Fair Orientation: *Must attend in 'professional attire' to receive private event location via email. *Must bring a valid picture ID to the orientation. *Must bring 1 page typed resume which lists your email address. *Must bring proof of your being "touched" by the criminal justice system (official paperwork). *Event is for criminal background job seekers only: case managers, employment specialists, etc. will MOT be admitted. *Pre-Career Fair Orientation dates/times: 7/1, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 9/2. Start times are 1pm sharp (doors lock at 1pm. NO late entry allowed). *Orientation address: 2922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Bldg. C, Dallas, TX 75215. Limited to the first 700 registrants. Register at http://www.criminalbackgroundjobhelp.com


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