Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Library

Several Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County branches will hold several MLK day events on Monday, January 19.

Family friendly events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held at several Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County branches this coming Monday, January 19:

Main Library, Children’s Learning Center
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. January 19, 2 p.m., Main Library, Children’s Learning Center, 800 Vine St., downtown

Blue Ash Branch Library
Stop in for stories, songs, and crafts for school-age children and their caregivers. No registration required. January 19, 1:30 p.m., Blue Ash Branch Library, 4911 Cooper Rd.

Cheviot Branch Library
After listening to stories celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., children between the ages of 5 and 11 can decorate a cupcake and paint their own dreams. Registration is required, and you can do so here. January 19, 4 p.m., Cheviot Branch Library, 3711 Robb Ave.

North Central Branch Library
A reading of Martin’s Big Words will be followed by a balloon launch of children’s own dreams. No registration required. January 19, 2 p.m., North Central Branch Library, 11109 Hamilton Ave.

Avondale Branch Library
Children are invited to listen to stories and decorate a paper peace symbol that will be displayed in the Avondale branch throughout Black History Month. No registration required. January 19, 3 p.m., Avondale Branch Library, 3566 Reading Rd.

Visit the library’s website for more information on all events.

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