Lynchburg Public Library

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center is an exhibit space located in the Lynchburg Public Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library business hours.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lynchburg Community Council, and reflects the impact Dr. King had on the Lynchburg area during the Civil Rights Movement, especially in March 1962 when he spoke at E.C. Glass High School.


About the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lynchburg Community Council

Members of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lynchburg Community Council and Corporation for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Human Rights (Updated January 2022):

  • Vivian C. Miller (Chair)
  • Renee Tinsley (Treasurer)
  • Sharon Welford (Secretary)
  • Lakisha M. Newman (Social Media Chair)
  • Shaquille Cook (Technology Chair)
  • Rabbi John Nimon

City Liaisons to the MLKLCC:

  • Museum Director, Ted Delaney
  • Assistant City Manager John H. Hughes, IV

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If you are interested in joining the Council, please complete either the online or printable membership Boards & Commissions volunteer application found on the City’s Boards and Commissions page.

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