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January 17, 2013

Houston Public Library Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Houston Public Library (HPL) joins in the national celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by providing the community with programs that will inspire. The programs will be offered during the week of January 21, 2013 at several HPL locations and are free and open to the public.

Featured Program:

"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: His Life and Legacy"
Lunch with a Legacy: Reverend William Lawson and Dr. Virgil A. Wood share their experiences working with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 2 p.m.
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston 77019
832.393.1441

For a complete list of Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs, visit www.houstonlibrary.org/mlk-day or call 832.393.1313.

Houston Public Library will be closed Sunday, January 20, 2013 and Monday, January 21, 2013 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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African American History Month Programs at your Library

HPL invites the community to join in the celebration of African American History Month throughout the month of February 2013. Music, dancers, storytimes, author events and presentations are just a few of the events to be held at HPL locations throughout the city. There will be programs for kids, teens, adults and the whole family! All events are free and open to the public.

Featured Programs:

Attica Locke"An Evening with..." Author Attica Locke
Meet and greet award-winning author Attica Locke. She will discuss and sign copies of her latest novel, "The Cutting Season," a riveting thriller that boldly tackles the charged themes of race, class and justice in contemporary America.


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 6 p.m.
Julia Ideson Building
550 McKinney
Houston 77002
832.393.1662

 

 

Isabel Wilkerson"An Afternoon with..." Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Isabel Wilkerson
Presented in partnership with the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC), HPL will host the annual HMAAC Spring Literary Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson. Wilkerson will discuss and sign copies of her masterwork on the "unrecognized immigration" of African Americans in her first novel "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration."
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Julia Ideson Building
550 McKinney
Houston 77002
832.393.1662

For a complete list of African American History Month programs, visit www.houstonlibrary.org/aahm or call 832.393.1313.

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