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Library Displays: January 2014

Displays in the Library

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day display has been provided by EOP.  The display is located in the small display cases on the main floor as well as on the bulletin board on the side of the stairs.

Books about Martin Luther King, Jr. are available in front of the bulletin board display.

For more information on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and work, you can explore the following links:

Hear the New York State Museum's recently redicovered recording of Dr. King's address to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission on September 12, 1962:

For additional Library materials on Dr. King:

Featured Genre: Children's Literature

The featured genre for Jan. 20-Feb. 1 is Newbery Medal-winning children's literature.  The Newbery Medal is awarded for excellence in children's literature.

The display features about a third of the Library's collection of the books.  More are available in the juvenile collection on the second floor.

The American Library Association has more information on the Newbery Medal.

Want award-winning picture books instead?  Try a search for the Caldecott Medal in our catalog:

Featured genre displays can be found on the record shelving along the side of the stairs.  Look for Lefty, and you'll find them!