Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 20th

Please join members of the library staff and the college for Durham Tech’s Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event on Mon. Jan. 20th from 9:00 – 6:30 at the Wynn Bldg room 1103.  Click here for more information and to sign up for a volunteer shift.  This important service project is a great way to start off the year!

Black and white photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with his hands clasped in front of him

The library has lots of resources on Dr. King’s life and work, as well as materials on poverty, social justice, activism, and service.

Titles for inspiration and information:

The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A social justice hall of fame
E 747 .D74 2012

Citizen King (DVD) E 185.97 .K5 C58 2004

Citizen You: Doing your part to change the world HN 18.3 .T57 2010 (upstairs, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. collection)

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice  REF HM 671 .E53 2007

Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins: How absolutely anyone can pitch in, help out, give back, and make the world a better place
HN 49 .V64 L48 2010 (upstairs, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. collection)

Gettin’ My Word Out: Voices of urban youth activists HN 19 .A76 2007 (upstairs, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. collection)

Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s letter from Birmingham Jail and the struggle that changed a nation F 334 .B69 N446 2013

The Great Divergence: America’s growing inequality crisis and what we can do about it  HC 110 .I5 N63 2012 (upstairs, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. collection)

I See the Promised Land: A life of Martin Luther King, Jr  PS 3556 .L598 I8 2010

The King Years: Historic moments in the civil rights movement
E 185.61 .B7913 2013

Martin Luther King: “I have a dream.” (DVD) E 185.97 .K5 M295 2005

Poor Kids: An intimate portrait of America’s economic crisis (DVD)
HV 741 .P66 2013

Social Justice HM 671 .S623 2010 (upstairs, Dr. Phail Wynn Jr. collection)

Social Welfare: Fighting poverty and homelessness HV 1553 .S62 2011

Search the online catalog for additional materials.