Monday, December 28, 2009

In Tigard on Monday, MLK Jr. Day...

cover, The Crying TreeTigard Public Library is encouraging people to celebrate MLK Day by volunteering at the library. For more information, contact Trish Stormont at trish@tigard-or.gov or (503) 718-2516.

Tigard is also hosting award-winning journalist and author Naseem Rakha on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Day. Rakha's critically acclaimed novel, The Crying Tree, deals with justice, compassion and forgiveness in the face of violent tragedy.

Rakha will read selections from the novel and participate in a discussion of the book.

The reading begins at 7pm in the Community Room. Tigard Public Library is located at 13500 SW Hall Blvd.