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MLK Birthday Party


The King Library hosted a !BIRTHDAY PARTY! for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King would have been 82 years old. The Mercury News had a feature story on the event:

  

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_17100339?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com



Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibit and Display


The King Collection (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibit and Display) was established in January 1990 when the Main Branch of San Jose Public Library was rededicated as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. The Collection is located on the 3rd floor of the Library.  In addition to materials on Dr. King - books, CDs and DVDs - the Collection also includes materials on the Civil Rights Movement itself:

 

Eyes on the Prize [videorecording]

 

as well as on many other civil rights leaders:

 

The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

 

The display also includes photographs, newspaper articles, and speeches:

 

I Have A Dream: Writings And Speeches That Changed The World