Welcome to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School Virtual Library! 

It's a great place to find a collection of informative links, resources, news and projects. Students visit the library technology center with their class once a week to acquire information literacy skills, conduct research on school projects, and borrow books from our growing collection of titles.

News and Announcements

  • Science Week at King

    Did you know gold is actually the ash of a dying star? Have you ever thought about our bodies as cities full of cells? Have you wondered how scientists are looking for life in outer space? Do you know what you are breathing into your lungs? Does melting arctic sea ice raise sea levels?

    These are just a few of the questions students at the King School pondered this week during our Science Week, April 11-15. Students were treated to presentations from a number of our parents who work in science and technology fields. Many thanks to Christopher Carr, Frank Keutsch, Lynette Sholl, Sara Nelson, Rebecca Xiong, Tao Ye and Christina Lively for their fascinating and thought-provoking presentations on searching for life beyond earth, rocks and minerals, climate change, mineral deposits in the lungs, pediatrics, nutrition labels, the immune system, artificial intelligence and the science of sound. What a unique learning opportunity for both students and teachers! Thank you for making it a success!

    Posted Apr 15, 2016, 11:39 PM by echu@cpsd.us
  • Science Week
    April 11-15 marks the King School Science Week. This year, our amazing parents are coming in to present on topics such as looking for life on Mars and beyond, our immune system, rocks and minerals, climate change, nutrition labels, mineral deposits in the lungs, the science of sound, artificial intelligence and GMO foods. 
    Posted Apr 10, 2016, 7:32 PM by echu@cpsd.us
  • New King Library Space
    Students have been enjoying the brand new King Library space. It is a much larger, brighter and airier space with comfortable reading areas for students to sit and enjoy a good book. We are looking forward to working on more multi-media projects with students in our new media space!

    Posted Feb 19, 2016, 3:50 PM by echu@cpsd.us
  • Book Fair Thanks!
    Many thanks to the Friends of M.L. King School and the parents who donated their time and money to make the King School Book Fair such a success. Thank you Sarain Lay, Jia-jing Lee, Marie Beaute, Luttasha Taylor, Si-Tien Wang, Pamela Mindell, Anna Cheng, Lynn Margherio, Karen Campbell, Akiko Takao, Molly Chuma, Karin Kolb, Melissa Bartholomew, Leila Hashimi Malone, Sehr Emaad, Becky Klothen, Meegan McCaffrey, Sara Nelson, Hyo-jin Kim, Victoria Perdomo, Wendy Henderson, Fang Fang, Carolina DaSilva, Justene Cowie, Christina Lively, Abdi Samater, Jingxia Wen, Megan Cooley, Heather Paxson, Rosie Jones, Kun Hu, Leah Topaz, Jeff Huang, Yifaat Ayzenberg, Bo Yan, Josh Morgan, Laurie Cleveland and the many parents who dropped in to help at the last minute, apologies if I missed your name. Special thanks to Alexandra Bowers Liu, who stepped into the coordinator role on short notice and made sure the three days were well-staffed with trained volunteers, Katie Giraldi, who helped to organize the set-up and wrap-up of the book displays, and Julie Hodges, who balanced the accounts at the end of each day. We are also extremely grateful to the parents who donated to the All For Books fund to help students in need receive books free of charge and to those who purchased books to help fulfill teachers’ classroom wishlists. Thank you to all the teachers who accommodated the different library schedule and procedures during the Book Fair. Thank you all for making this year’s book fair a huge success!

    Posted Nov 9, 2015, 8:31 AM by echu@cpsd.us
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