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The Great Read Kick-Off: Linda Gorham Presents Young Martin Luther King, Jr.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
White Oak Library, Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville


 

 

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An Evening With Thomas Armstrong
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield


Real Reads Book Club: Death of a King
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th Street, Lockport, IL


 

 

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Film Screening: Selma
5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
White Oak Library District/Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill, IL


 

 

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The Freedom Riders & The Civil Rights Movement
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont IL 60439


Make Two-Give One Fleece Scarf Event
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joliet Junior College Main Campus Library


History of the Chicago Race Riots with Author Claire Hartfield
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL


 

 

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A Novel Idea Book Discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield


 

 

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Dream Pendant Necklaces
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL


 

 

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In the Belly of the Beast: King in Chicago
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch 3395 Black Road, Joliet


 

 

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Great Read Painting Party: I Have a Dream
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont IL 60439


Peace Dove Mobile
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
White Oak Library District/Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill, IL


 

 

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Art Contest Deadline
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
All participating locations


 

 

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Critics' Choice Movie: Selma
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield


Family Book Discussion
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Joliet Junior College Main Campus Library


Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster Contest
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
White Oak Library District/Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL


Letters for Change
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill, IL


Film Screening: Selma
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL


 

 

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Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont IL 60439


Lasana Kazembe, PH.D. presents, Check the Rhime: The Cultural & Political Roots of Hip-Hop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Joliet Public Library, Ottawa Street Branch, 150 N. Ottawa St. Joliet, IL 60432


 

 

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Junior Explorers: Celebrating with Dr. King
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
White Oak Library District/Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill, IL


Film Screening: Selma
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th Street, Lockport, IL


 

 

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A Novel Idea Book Discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield


Struggle for a Dream: The Life of MLK, Jr.
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
White Oak Library District/Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th Street, Lockport, IL


 

 

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Book Discussion: Dear Martin, by Nic Stone
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont IL 60439


Joliet Public Library's Great Read Art Gala
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Joliet Public Library, Ottawa Street Branch, 150 N. Ottawa St. Joliet, IL 60432


Film Screening: The History Channel's King
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL


 

 

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Rummage Sale -- Giving Back to the Community
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
White Oak Library District/Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL


I Have a Dream Craft
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL


 

 

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The Poetic Storyteller: Oba William King
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL


 

 

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Book Buzz Discussion: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont IL 60439


 

 

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The Great Read Finale
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Rd, Joliet, IL