Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

Published on Saturday, August 10, 2013

Book Cover of Chitty Chitty Bang BangDear LBPH Kids,

"The Princess and the Frog"

Published on Saturday, August 10, 2013

DVD Cover  for the princess and the frog DVDOur August 2013 movie recommendation is "The Princess and the Frog".

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

Bookcover of Soldier DogsSoldier Dogs by Maria Goodavage (journalist and author of books in the Dog Lover's Companion series) should appeal to readers of war stories as well as dog lovers, civilians who wonder "what is it really like over there" and also returned veterans.  Dog trainers who favor positive reinforcement methods will especially enjoy seeing the results the military achieves using these gentler techniques (a war or two ago, harsher methods might have been used, but no more).  A dog might get a collar yank, but that's i

Eating to Feel Good and Stay Healthy

Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013

Picture of fruit from flyer on Wellness WorkshopsOn Tuesday, August 13, a speaker from the American Diabetes Association will be here to help you understand the huge role nutrition plays in managing and avoiding diabetes.  Join us at 12:30 p.m. on the second floor outside Room 220 for a presentation full of useful information, and a chance to join in the lively question and answer period afterwards. 

These sessions are an excellent resource for anyone dealing with diabetes, or trying not to ever get it in the first place. 

Take a second for your health every second Tuesday.

A Program of Award-Winning Movies from Around the Globe

Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013

On the first Tuesday of every month from September through December, join us for the Global Lens Film Series.  All films begin at 6:00pm in Auditorium A-5.

Workshop builds on basic knowledge of Illustrator CS6

Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013

adobe illustrator logoThis workshop will build on basic knowledge of the tools and tricks of Illustrator CS6 and apply them to a project. This time we are going to create camp badges in order to better understand the gradients, paths, fills and strokes within Adobe Illustrator CS6. We will also learn about cool websites for vector graphics to apply to your future Illustrator projects. The first class will be Thursday, Aug. 29 at 2 p.m. Check the calendar for additional dates and times. 

Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013


March on Washington panel discussion and video presentation

Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013

March on WashingtonPlease join us Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a lively panel discussion featuring four individuals who attended the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom 50 years ago and will reflect on their experiences.

Panelists include:

A Weekly Film Series for Adults in Auditorium A-5

Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Mud Poster Aug. 6

Tale of an encounter between two young boys and a fugitive on the Mississippi river. 

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Sam Shepard. Directed by Jeff Nichols. 

130 minutes, 2012. Rated PG-13.
Olympus has fallen poster

Published on Monday, August 5, 2013

Houndsley and Catina book coverFor young children nurtured on a foundation of picture books that have been read to them, nothing can be more exciting than learning to read a whole book by themselves.  Beginning with pages with a few words and related pictures, such as those in Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss or Else Minarik’s Little Bear, children expand their reading skills and build confidence.