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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
12-8
Wed
12-8
Thu
10-6
Fri
10-6
Sat
10-6
Sun

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Upcoming Events

GED Class by Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 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.


Avoiding Unhealthy Relationships - Couples and Singles Discussions

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Group discussions on the ways to avoid bad relationship choices. This program is not sponsored by the Dallas Public Library.


FREE Reading Tutorials

When: Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - 6:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their Reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their Reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn Reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get Reading! For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344


GED Class by Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 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.


"Explore Your World - Introduction to Another Culture"

When: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Expand your awareness of a new culture as Jennifer Kindert takes you on an imaginary journey around the world. Sample exotic produce or other products/dishes from other cultures. It will be a cultural experience you won't forget. Sponsored by the Dallas Foundation.


PRE SCHOOL STORY TIME

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Outside)

The Martin Luther King Branch Library offers weekly story time for pre-school children of the Head Start & Early Head Start program. Kathy Barnes, Reading Specialist and Library Associate, presents fun and animated stories for the children's enjoyment.


Adult Literacy Classes

When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Literacy class


Adult Literacy Classes

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Literacy class


Sunshine Movie Time "Just-4-Us"

When: Friday, July 10, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Youth of all ages are invited to come in out of the hot summer sunshine and enjoy a "free movie" in the cool, comfort of the library. *Free popcorn provided.


FREE Reading Tutorials

When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 6:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their Reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their Reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn Reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get Reading! For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344


GED Class by Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 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.


"Drawing for Graphic Novels and Cartoons"

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Learn how to draw characters/illustrations for graphic novels or cartoons with professional book illustrator, Jennifer Kindert.


Avoiding Unhealthy Relationships - Couples and Singles Discussions

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Classroom 1 & 2)

Group discussions on the ways to avoid bad relationship choices. This program is not sponsored by the Dallas Public Library.


FREE Reading Tutorials

When: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their Reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their Reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn Reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get Reading! For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344


GED Class by Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr., Community Outreach Center

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 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.


Sparky the Firedog Puppet Show by DFD

When: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

The DFD will present "Sparky the Fire-Dog Puppet Show. Join us for this fun show. "Learning about fire safety can be fun! Through memorable, engrossing stories and interactive games, kids (and the adults in their lives) can learn and retain important fire-safety skills to keep their families safe. http://sparkyschoolhouse.org/parents


PRE SCHOOL STORY TIME

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Outside)

The Martin Luther King Branch Library offers weekly story time for pre-school children of the Head Start & Early Head Start program. Kathy Barnes, Reading Specialist and Library Associate, presents fun and animated stories for the children's enjoyment.


Adult Literacy Class

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

literacy class


Story Time Just for Me!

When: Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Off-Site)

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


Adult Literacy Class

When: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the In Library)

literacy class


Sunshine Movie Time "Just-4-Us"

When: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Youth of all ages are invited to come in out of the hot summer sunshine and enjoy a "free movie" in the cool, comfort of the library. *Free popcorn provided.


CANCELED: National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Dallas Chapter

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 11:30 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Dallas Chapter of The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society meets monthly to discuss items of interest to African Americans and others living with MS and their families/friends. Purpose: Support Group for those living with MS. The meetings are free and open to the public.


FREE Reading Tutorials

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 6:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

FREE Tutoring IN READING! Reading Specialist and Library Associate Kathy Barnes will be offering free sessions to help children ages 6 to 15 years old with their Reading. Students will receive personal attention and choice of reading materials. Summer is a great time to assist your child with maintaining and/or improving their Reading skills. Classes will be offered twice weekly on TUESDAYS, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and again on SATURDAYS, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. As an added bonus: Children can earn Reading "minutes" for rewards from The Mayor's Summer Reading Club. So let's get Reading! For more information call Kathy Barnes at 214-670-0344


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