One of the ways to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is to learn more about the history of social justice and civil rights on this day and every day. We have many books, movies, speeches and audiobooks to explore and deepen your knowledge. Below you’ll find links to our digital collections that you can access anytime with your library card number and email, some ways to reflect on MLK Day and events in NKY and Cincinnati where you can celebrate with others.
National Book Award Winning: March: Book One
Read, Watch & Listen
Kid and adult ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive on civil rights
Stream and download music and spoken word
Stream or download his and other great speeches.
Search for social and civil rights music new and old.
Reflect on these articles on how to celebrate MLK Day:
Do’s and Don’ts of Celebrating MLK Day
Going the Extra Mile for MLK Day
Teaching MLK With the Social Justice Standards
Services & Ways to Serve
Dr. Monica Posey, President Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will be the Keynote Speaker at the Northern Kentucky Branch, NAACP 14th Annual Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Community Outreach Luncheon. Tickets are $40.00 and can be purchased by contacting the NAACP at 859-442-7476, or at the door the day of the luncheon.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and in solidarity with the diverse people of our community, NKY Unites! will present its second peaceful demonstration for unity. The demonstration will take place in Florence, Kentucky on Saturday, January 14th from noon to 1:45 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017
Church of Our Savior
246 East 10th Street
Covington, KY 41011
Information: Sister Janet Bucher, (859) 491-5872
Annual Northern Kentucky Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March