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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Library, located at 310 W. Locust St., opened in 1971 as the Locust Library. In 1973 the library was re-dedicated in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Martin Luther King Library features:
  • Desktop computers with internet access and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Laptop Computers for use within the library.
  • Free Wifi throughout the building
  • Entertainment DVD movies for all ages as well as books on CD and non-fiction DVDs.
  • free computer classes for adults including computer basics, internet use, word processing and more.
  • a sizable collection of permanent art, some pertaining to Dr. King, and a unique accordion book by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. which contains Dr. King’s most noted quotations and adinkra symbols associated with the Ashanti people.
  • a large meeting room space open to the public for community meetings and neighborhood programming.
  • Originally introduced in 1989 as “Black Role Models in Milwaukee,” the Milwaukee Leaders collection honors those chosen by members of the community as exemplifying strong role models for their own generation and for those that follow.
  • Printing, faxing and scanning service

Upcoming Events at Martin Luther King

Mar 21
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint
10:00 AM

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

Mar 21
Teacher in the Library
4:00 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Mar 21
Protecting Your Identity
6:00 PM

Identity thieves are working hard to get your information. This workshop…

Mar 22
Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…