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December 4, 2022

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Families are invited to honor the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 19 with special programs at select branches of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Main Library, Children’s Learning Center, 800 Vine St., 513-369-6922

Celebrate the life of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. starting at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Learning Center in the Main Library.  Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati actor Deondra Kamau Means will perform “Martin’s Dream,” a one-man show that explores the real person behind the historic figure.  Afterward, children can make an inspirational craft.  No registration required.

Blue Ash Branch Library, 4911 Cooper Road, 513-369-6051

Stop by at 1:30 p.m. to remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday.  Hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft.  For school-age children and their caregivers. No registration required.

Cheviot Branch Library, 3711 Robb Ave., 513-369-6015

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, stop by at 4 p.m. to listen to stories, decorate a cupcake and paint your own dream.  For ages 5-11.  Registration is required.

North Central Branch Library, 11109 Hamilton Ave., 513-369-6068

Listen to “Martin’s Big Words” by Doreen Rappaport at 2 p.m. and learn about Dr. King and his dreams for the future.  Then participate in a balloon launch of your own dreams.  No registration required.

Avondale Branch Library, 3566 Reading Road, 513-369-4440

To celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., children are invited to listen to stories at 3 p.m. and decorate a paper peace symbol to be displayed in the branch throughout Black History Month.  No registration required.

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