Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Library

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library (also known locally as the MLK Library) is a 136-foot (41 m)[1] tall public library and university library, located in downtown San Jose, California, which had its grand opening on August 16, 2003.[2] As of 2018, it is the largest library building in the western United States built in a single construction project, with over 475,000 square feet (44,000 m²) of space on eight floors and approximately 1.6 million volumes. The King Library is a collaboration between the City of San José and San José State University: it is the main library for both San José State University and the San José Public Library system. In 2004 it was honored as Library of the Year by Library Journal and Thompson Gale, for its collaborative combination of the two functions as well as for the building.[3] On its tenth anniversary in 2013 it was still the largest joint university-municipal library in the United States

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Library
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150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library (also known locally as the MLK Library) is a 136-foot (41 m)[1] tall public library and university library, located in downtown San Jose, California, which had its grand opening on August 16, 2003.[2] As of 2018, it is the largest library building in the western United States built in a single construction project, with over 475,000 square feet (44,000 m²) of space on eight floors and approximately 1.6 million volumes. The King Library is a collaboration between the City of San José and San José State University: it is the main library for both San José State University and the San José Public Library system. In 2004 it was honored as Library of the Year by Library Journal and Thompson Gale, for its collaborative combination of the two functions as well as for the building.[3] On its tenth anniversary in 2013 it was still the largest joint university-municipal library in the United States

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