Wyoming State Library Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 12, 2022

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - CIRCA 1999: Stamp printed in USA dedicated to celebrate the century 1960s, shows Martin Luther King, circa 1999The Wyoming State Library will be closed Monday, January 17, for Martin Luther King Jr./Equality Day. We will be open our normal hours again on Tuesday, January 18.

From our Wyoming Legislation database, we find that in  1990, the Wyoming State Legislature designated the third Monday in January as a legal holiday, “Martin Luther King, Jr., Wyoming Equality Day.” (1990 Session Laws, Chapter 21)

Noted civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. The Library of Congress has many digitized primary source materials on King in “Today in History – January 15.”

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