In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MPL to close for the Holiday.

Marshall Public Library will be closed Monday, January 15th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. His National Holiday falls on his actual birthday this year! King Jr. was born on January 15th, 1929. Explore the fascinating history of creating Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a National Holiday with this article from the National Museum of African American History & Culture.

 “To me, [King] is the outstanding international leader of the 20th century without ever holding office. What he did — I doubt anyone else could have done.” Bill sponsor, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), on King’s legacy.