We are closed Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Several e-resources about King and the Civil Rights Movement are available to borrow with your library card via OverDrive, hoopla, and kanopy.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is holding a four-day, free, virtual documentary film festival which can be accessed via their website.
On Saturday, January 14, at 6pm, the library will host the opening reception of “People of the Civil Rights Era Seen in Photographs by Jim Peppler”. This exhibit features photographs Mr. Peppler took while reporting for The Southern Courier, a non-profit weekly Civil Rights newspaper serving Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia from 1965 -1968. Mr. Peppler will be speaking on his experiences photographing the protests and vigils of the Civil Rights Movement in the South; the everyday life of the people who were fighting for their fundamental rights; and the tragic, yet still inspiring, funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. There will be time for questions and a reception will follow. There will be time for questions and a reception will follow. The exhibit will be open to the public in the Community Room of the library from January 14 to February 28.