Celebrating Black History Month

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month!

Events

Cover image Virtual Storytime: Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison

Wednesday, February 3, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

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Black History Month Trivia

Thursday, February 4, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

As part of our Black History Month celebration, join us for a night of trivia highlighting Black historical figures.

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Cover image Virtual Storytime: Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Jessica Curry and Parker Curry

Saturday, February 6, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

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Graphic Novel Discussion: Civil War: Black Panther Graphic Novel Discussion: Civil War: Black Panther

Monday, February 8, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Join this month’s Graphic Novel Discussion of Civil War: Black Panther by Reginald Hudlin.

Borrow Civil War: Black Panther

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Around the World: Ivory Coast

Tuesday, February 9, 2:00 pm

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Join Syra in this special 4-week edition of Around the World for a glimpse into the many geological and cultural diversities of the continent of Africa.

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Cover image Virtual Storytime: This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt

Wednesday, February 10, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

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Cover image Virtual Storytime: Black is a Rainbow Color

Saturday, February 13, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

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African American Heroes and Sheroes by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Monday, February 15, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

By looking at her own family’s dreams and goals, Linda Gorham shares stories of African American men and women who broke color barriers and had noteworthy accomplishments – often in spite of difficult circumstances. Gorham incorporates story, music, photographs, personal narrative, quotes, and historical facts to commemorate their achievements.

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Around the World: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tuesday, February 16

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Join Syra in this special 4-week edition of Around the World for a glimpse into the many geological and cultural diversities of the continent of Africa.

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Cover image Virtual Storytime: Martin’s Big Words: The life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport

Wednesday, February 17, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

Request “Martin’s Big Words: The life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” now!

Virtual Craft Time: Alma Thomas Art Project
Wednesday, February 17

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Learn how to make abstract art in the style of Alma Thomas, an African-American artist and teacher, recognized as a major American painter of the 20th century.

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Cover image Virtual Storytime: Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

Saturday, February 19, 11:00 am

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Join Miss Beth with special storytimes to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the month of February.

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African American Heroes and Sheroes by Linda Gorham, Storyteller

Monday, February 22, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

By looking at her own family’s dreams and goals, Linda Gorham shares stories of African American men and women who broke color barriers and had noteworthy accomplishments – often in spite of difficult circumstances. Gorham incorporates story, music, photographs, personal narrative, quotes, and historical facts to commemorate their achievements.

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Around the World: Sierra Leone

Tuesday, February 23, 2:00 pm

Join Syra in this special 4-week edition of Around the World for a glimpse into the many geological and cultural diversities of the continent of Africa.

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