Tours of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

General Tour

One hour Docent-led general tours of King Library include the building's design, collections and art.  

Drop-in Tours: Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. Tours are filled on a first come, first served basis. Please sign up for a tour at the Information Desk in the lobby of the King Library.

School Group Tours: If you are a school group interested in touring the library, please complete the form found here.

Group Tours: Groups of 10 to 60 participants must make a group tour reservation.

Art Study Tour

An in depth Docent-led tour of Mel Chin's award winning public art is available by reservation. Tours can accommodate a group of 5 - 20 people and last for 1.5 hours.

Armchair Tour

Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. A one hour program about the unique public art in the King Library is available by reservation and presented at your retirement community or senior center.

Tour Reservations

Tours must be reserved by the 15th of the month prior to the month of your desired tour date. To book a tour, complete the Tour Reservation Form.

For more information on tours call (408) 808-2181 or email