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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

Criminal Background/Disability Job Service Assistance

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Criminal Background Job Specialist Victor Pratt provides valuable job information for those with a criminal history/and or disability. To schedule a FREE meeting 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.


Preschool Story Time

When: Wednesday, May 04, 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.


STORY TIME JUST-For-ME! (Offsite)

When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 10:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

***This is an off-site fun story time for preschoolers ages 2-5 and their caregivers. It is held every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of the month. It is presented by the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian at a local community daycare.


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

When: Thursday, May 05, 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!!


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

When: Friday, May 06, 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, May 07, 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.


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

When: Saturday, May 07, 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 week-end "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. Play with a variety of board games such as chess, checkers, Pictureka and more. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while out of school on the weekend.


Criminal Background/Disability Job Service Assistance

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Conference Room)

Criminal Background Job Specialist Victor Pratt provides valuable job information for those with a criminal history/and or disability. To schedule a FREE meeting 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.


STORY TIME JUST-For-ME! (Offsite)

When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 10:30 PM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

***This is an off-site fun story time for preschoolers ages 2-5 and their caregivers. It is held every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of the month. It is presented by the Martin Luther King Branch Library Children's Librarian at a local community daycare.


Texas Discovery Gardens presents " It's Storytime!"

When: Thursday, May 12, 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".


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

When: Thursday, May 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!!


Toward Healthy Relationships

When: Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

The training will be on moving from Domestic Violence to a Healthy Relationship and what communities can do to assist families impacted by domestic violence.


FREE MATH TUTORING

When: Saturday, May 14, 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.


Healthy Relationships Training

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library (in the Lisa Kilolo Todd Auditorium)

Healthy Relationships Training with Debra Mitchell-Ibe and sponsored by The Family Place. "38% of Texas women have experienced intimate partner violence. The Family Place keeps victims safe and works to prevent family violence." The Family Place has been a leader in the work to stop family violence since 1978. Their holistic approach provides a clear path for families to progress from fear to safety. This program is not sponsored by the Dallas Public Library.


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

When: Saturday, May 14, 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 week-end "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. Play with a variety of board games such as chess, checkers, Pictureka and more. Kids can relax their minds and bodies on Saturdays while out of school on the weekend.


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