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This year, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on Monday, Jan. 20. Learn about Dr. King's life and work, the history of the holiday and local events.
More King Vidor's "The Big Parade" is an epic film about World War I told from the perspective of a doughboy, starring John Gilbert and Renee Adoree. More The Library has an extensive collection of books and DVDs about the history and players of the St. Louis Cardinals. Hit a home run by taking a swing at these baseball gems.
More Stay in tune with classical music, rhythm & blues, jazz and rock in new biographies that include Beethoven, Ray Charles, Artie Shaw and AC/DC.
More Over 600 people attended the Library chautauqua in April. Learn about the history of this great American movement.
More Visit the ancient Olympics, learn about the history of the games from chariot racing to snowboarding, and keep up with the news from Vancouver. More Celebrate Black History Month in February by exploring the life and work of Langston Hughes who was born in Joplin on February 1, 1902, and by discovering the Library's many resources on African American history and biography. More This year, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on Monday, January 18. Learn about the life and work of Dr. King and the history of the holiday.
More Read about the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, and learn about the history of the Nobel Prize and the winners in all categories since 1901.
More Enjoy reading biographies of contemporary composers and other notable individuals in Biography Resource Center. More Learn about the history of Thanksgiving from the Library of Congress American Memory Project.
More Explore the world of architecture online at this Web site from ArchitectureWeek. More