Continue learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a story walk and reading list curated by the Dauphin County Library System


HARRISBURG, Pa.— Continue celebrating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special story walk at four Dauphin County Library System locations and explore an extensive reading list for children and adults.

From now through the end of February, illustrations from the beautiful picture book Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport are on display at the following libraries:

·      East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg, PA 17109

·      Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library, 2410 N 3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17110

·      William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library, 200 W 2nd St, Hummelstown, PA 17036

·      Elizabethville Area Library, 80 N Market St, Elizabethville, PA 17023

Additionally, a list of further reading – along with a QR code to discover more titles about Martin Luther King, Jr. – is available at each location. To view a complete list of related titles, search “civil rights in the United States” at

“Dr. King worked to bring communities together, which is also the goal of The Library,’’ said Karen Cullings, The Library’s executive director. “We are honored to help people learn about Dr. King and the ongoing struggle for civil rights and equality.’’




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