Between the Stacks: 1/12/2022
January 12, 2022
It is so nice to see the sun shining after our winter storm. It makes me want to spend as much time as possible outside enjoying the warmer weather. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a chance to do just that as the library and other government agencies will be closed on January 17th for the Monday holiday.
King was a Baptist minister who became a civil rights leader. He led the fight against racial segregation through nonviolent methods until he was assassinated in 1968. The holiday was established in 1983 and was observed three years later. The date was chosen based on King’s birthday, whi...