Black History Month

Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Storytime Room

For Black History Month we will create a handprint peace wreath to remind kids that love comes in different Colors as well as observe how each of their personal contributions is necessary and impo

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Meeting Room A

I Am Not Your Negro (2016) – Oscar nominated documentary about race in modern America.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytime Room

Today we will honor black culture and history with books that celebrate key African American figures. We will celebrate the significant impact black musicians have played on music as well.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Storytime Room

After our special family storytime honoring black culture and history, we will host a Black History Month Short Film Fest featuring several important stories that have been made into animated feat

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Storytime Room

Embracing Peace — February 11 is set aside for children in the country of Cameroon to rededicate themselves to the importance of nonviolence in their daily lives and strive for education.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Meeting Room A

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016) – The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, and activist. 1:54 min.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Storytime Room

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats was the first mainstream picture book to feature an African American protagonist.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Storytime Room

Author/ Illustrator Bryan Collier has created several beloved Children’s books, and is a four-time recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Martin's Big Words, Rosa, Dave the Potter, and Trombone Sh

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Meeting Room A

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014) The first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Storytime Room

Discover story of Mae C. Jemison, the first African American woman to travel in space. Then create constellation embroidery art to take home.

Featured Events

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Other
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Storytime Room
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 11:00pm
Other
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
Meeting Room A