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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking to a large audience
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events

​In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Broward County Library is hosting a variety events for all ages at library locations countywide. Enjoy dramatic performances, film screenings, children's story times, arts and crafts workshops and more, all free and open to the public. A full list of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events are included in the attachment at the bottom of this page.

Interested in learning more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement? Use your library card to access these Broward County Library resources:

Events for Children, Teens + Families:
  • January 16 - Sunshine Toddlers Story Time, 10:30-11:30AM, Hallandale Beach Library, 300 S Federal Highway, Hallandale, FL 33009, 954-357-6380 
  • January 16 - Craft: Color of Peace, ages 5 and up, 4-5PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
  • January 16 - I Have a Dream, 4:30-5:30PM, Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023, 954-357-6245 
  • January 16 - Story Time and Craft, 4:30-5:30PM, Riverland Library, 2710 W Davie Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, 954-357-7455 
  • January 17 - Story Time and Craft, 4:30-5:30PM, Main Library, 100 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 954-357-7444
  • January 18 - MLK Youth Summit, 9-11:45AM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
  • January 18 - MLK Color of Peace Craft: Create a colorful finger paint Peace Dove & celebrate his birthday with birthday cupcakes, ages 5 and up, 4-5PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
  • January 19 - MLK Teen Summit, 10:30AM-5PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282
  • January 19 - Kindness Craft and Meditation, 10:30-11:30AM, Century Plaza/Leon Slatin Library, 1856 A W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442, 954-357-7740
  • January 19 - Crafternoon, 2-4PM, Young at Art Museum/Broward County Library, 751 SW 121 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325, 954-357-5437 
  • January 19 - Movie Matinee, 3-5PM, Sunrise Dan Pearl Library, 10500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351, 954-357-7440 
  • January 22 - Storytime, 10:30-11:15AM, Century Plaza/Leon Slatin Library, 1856 A W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442, 954-357-7740
  • January 22 - Freedom Riders: A Lesson in Non-violent Protests, 4-5PM, Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670
  • January 24 - Martin Luther King: The Play, 4-5PM, Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 NW 9 Court, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, 954-357-7670 
  • January 26 - Spanish Reading Circle 4 Kids celebrates MLK, 1-3PM, Carver Ranches Library, 4735 SW 18 Street, West Park, FL 33023, 954-357-6245 
Events for Adults
  • January 16, 19 - Movie: Feature drama about the MLK and the Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama; call library for title. 1/16: 4-5PM, Pembroke Pines Library, 955 NW 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, FL 33028, 954-357-6750 ; 1/19: 3-5:15PM, Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, FL 33332, 954-357-5420
  • January 18 - Destination Sizzling ‘60s, we’re vibing for peace sake #AARLCCMLK join us for a ‘60s affair with a performances by The Ladies of Soul,  dancing, good’ol Southern Comfort cuisine, drinks and prizes, Adults 21 and up, 6:30-9:30PM, African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, 954-357-6282



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