ALA Holiday: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ALA offices will be closed Monday, January 19, 2009 in observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.. Regular hours (M-F, 8:30-4:30 Central Time for Chicago, and 8:30-4:30 Eastern Time for Washington and Choice) will resume on January 20.

Dwight D. Jones, Colorado commissioner of education, will be the featured speaker at the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration at the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting. Held at the Colorado Convention Center, room 201-207, the event takes place on Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending promptly at 7:30 a.m. Admission is free to paid ALA Midwinter Meeting registrants.

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