Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 15th marks the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a holiday that honors civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn more with these books, movies, community events, and online resources.

Community Events

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King County:

Pierce County:

Books & Movies

Hear from the legendary civil rights activist in his own words by reading books written by Dr. King himself, check out one of our many biographies about Dr. King for kids, teens and adults, or watch a DVD or streaming video featuring Dr. King. 

Here are some recent additions to our collection that discuss the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:


All You Have to Do

Coretta Scott King

Holiday Kids


March On!

Online Resources

Gale in Context: Biography - Find biographical articles about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes of the Civil Rights Movement.

GALE in Context: U.S. History - View historical news clippings, videos, articles and more about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Black Freedom Struggle - Browse primary source materials relating to black history and the struggle for equality in the United States, including materials about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.