Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Dr. King, the Dream, and the Speech that Sparked a Movement
Guardian columnist and Nation magazine contributor Gary Younge will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech with a talk about its conception and its enduring impact on social movements and activists around the globe. Mr. Younge will sign copies of his book, "The Speech: the Story Behind Martin Luther King's Dream."