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Martin Luther King Day Celebration

2019-01-21 11:00:00 2019-01-21 16:00:00 America/Chicago Martin Luther King Day Celebration Main Library

Monday, January 21
11:00am - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-01-21 11:00:00 2019-01-21 16:00:00 America/Chicago Martin Luther King Day Celebration Join us in the Children's Room on Monday, January 21 to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Get free books, enjoy a storytime, and listen to the I Have A Dream speech!   Main Library

Main Library

Children's Room

Join us in the Children's Room on Monday, January 21 to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Get free books, enjoy a storytime, and listen to the I Have A Dream speech!  

 The schedule of events:

   11am-4pm                    Drop-In Peace Tree craft  

    12:45pm and 1:45pm   Film: Martin’s Big Words  (Friedberg Room)

    1:15pm and 2:15pm     Film: March On!  (Friedberg Room)

    2:30-3:30pm               Young, Black & Lit           

YB&L will be giving away 150 children's books featuring Black main characters  to attendees.  YB&L's mission is to put books that center, reflect, and affirm Black children into the hands of local youth.  

   2:40-3:00pm                Coretta Scott King Award Winners Storytime with Brian Wilson 

   3:00pm                         Rev. Eddie P. Reeves’ - Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream”  speech 

   3:20pm                         Community Sing led by Marlene Meyer

  

 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Children | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Arts & Culture |

TAGS: | Family | Community engagement | Childrens |

Main Library

kdanczaklyons@cityofevanston.org
Phone: (847)448-8650
Branch manager
Karen Danczak Lyons, Director

Hours
Mon, Jan 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jan 27 12:00PM to 6:00PM

About the library

The Main library is an epicenter of information and the various forms of literacy. Its assets expand beyond books, audiobooks and DVDs to include public Internet stations and building-wide Wi-Fi, arts performances and displays, author presentations, financial and immigration programs, and much more. The Main Library is the primary focus of our absolute and continuous commitment to meeting the diverse expectations and needs of Evanston residents.

Upcoming events

Garden Gates
Wed, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:00am

Reference Conference Room West
Wed, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Wed, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Jan 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Falcon Room
Wed, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Newberry Conference Room
Thu, Jan 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 24, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Falcon Room
Thu, Jan 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Falcon Room
Fri, Jan 25, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 25, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Newberry Conference Room
Fri, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Seminar Room
Sat, Jan 26, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Falcon Room
Sat, Jan 26, 9:30am - 5:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Sat, Jan 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Falcon Room
Sun, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Small Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Mon, Jan 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Community Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 29, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Seminar Room
Tue, Jan 29, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Falcon Room
Tue, Jan 29, 6:45pm - 8:30pm

Garden Gates
Wed, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:00am

Reference Conference Room West
Wed, Jan 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Wed, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 31, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Newberry Conference Room
Thu, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Falcon Room
Thu, Jan 31, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration is now closed

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Jan 31, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Seminar Room
Fri, Feb 01, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 01, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Newberry Conference Room
Fri, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 01, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Seminar Room
Sat, Feb 02, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Falcon Room
Sat, Feb 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Seminar Room
Sun, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 04, 9:30am - 10:00am

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 04, 11:00am - 11:40am

Mon, Feb 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 04, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Community Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 05, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Seminar Room
Tue, Feb 05, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Feb 06, 9:30am - 10:15am

Garden Gates
Wed, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am

Reference Conference Room West
Wed, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Wed, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 07, 9:30am - 10:30am

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Newberry Conference Room
Thu, Feb 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Thu, Feb 07, 1:30pm - 2:10pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 07, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

The Loft
Thu, Feb 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Falcon Room
Fri, Feb 08, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 08, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Fri, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:00am

Newberry Conference Room
Fri, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Seminar Room
Sat, Feb 09, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Sat, Feb 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, Feb 09, 3:30pm - 5:15pm

Seminar Room
Sun, Feb 10, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 11, 9:30am - 10:00am

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 11, 11:00am - 11:40am

Small Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 11, 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Mon, Feb 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 11, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Community Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 12, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Tue, Feb 12, 10:00am - 10:30am

Reference Conference Room West
Tue, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Seminar Room
Tue, Feb 12, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Feb 13, 9:30am - 10:15am

Garden Gates
Wed, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am

Reference Conference Room West
Wed, Feb 13, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Wed, Feb 13, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Falcon Room
Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 14, 9:30am - 10:30am

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Newberry Conference Room
Thu, Feb 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Thu, Feb 14, 1:30pm - 2:10pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Thu, Feb 14, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Seminar Room
Fri, Feb 15, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 15, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Fri, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:00am

Newberry Conference Room
Fri, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Seminar Room
Sat, Feb 16, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Falcon Room
Sat, Feb 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Seminar Room
Sun, Feb 17, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 18, 9:30am - 10:00am

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 18, 11:00am - 11:40am

Seminar Room
Mon, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration is now closed

Reference Conference Room East
Mon, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Mon, Feb 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Community Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Mon, Feb 18, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Seminar Room
Mon, Feb 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is now closed

Reference Conference Room West
Tue, Feb 19, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Falcon Room
Tue, Feb 19, 9:30am - 1:00pm

Tue, Feb 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration is now closed

Seminar Room
Tue, Feb 19, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Tue, Feb 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration is now closed

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Feb 20, 9:30am - 10:15am

Garden Gates
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am

Reference Conference Room West
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration is now closed

Seminar Room
Wed, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Wed, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Dance Studio
Wed, Feb 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Community Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 21, 9:30am - 10:30am

Newberry Conference Room
Thu, Feb 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Thu, Feb 21, 1:30pm - 2:10pm

Falcon Room
Thu, Feb 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration is now closed

Reference Conference Room East
Thu, Feb 21, 6:15pm - 9:00pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Thu, Feb 21, 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Falcon Room
Thu, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Seminar Room
Fri, Feb 22, 9:00am - 3:30pm

Community Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 22, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room
Fri, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:00am

Newberry Conference Room
Fri, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 6:00pm