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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: Wednesday, February 10, 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: Thursday, February 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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.


"Snowflake Crystals" - Fun *STEM Science Creative Activity

When: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 3:45 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Students will explore crystallization and precipitation by creating a crystallized snowflake. This activity will help youth to appreciate the awesome wonders and beauty of the winter season. *Suitable for ages 6-13.


New FREE & Expanded Job Resource Center - Available Daily

When: Friday, February 12, 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 12, 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 13, 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: Black Vegetarian Society of Texas

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Vegetarianism 101: Learn everything you wanted to know about becoming and maintaining a vegetarian lifestyle. For more information follow this link: http://www.bvstx.org/.


Friends of the MLK Library

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

This is the monthly meeting of the Friends Group held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The group is currently seeking new members. You are invited to this meeting to learn how this group advocates for the library.


X-Box 360 - Board Games - Etc.! Come and Get Your Game Skills On!

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Come and join other youth in a positive and safe, weekend "out-of-school time" activity showing off your game skills playing with the X-Box 360. Games on the X-Box 360 not only allow you to exercise your body, but it can also stimulate your mind. These types of activities have been shown to assist youth in performing better in school. The MLK Branch seeks to provide such activities for the children of this community. Kids can relax their minds and bodies here on Saturdays when they are out of school.


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!


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