Black History Month

Story & Craft Hour: Black History Month

Program Description: Our weekday story hours for families and little ones will center on Black History throughout the month of February. We’ll share picture book biographies focused on Scientists and Engineers, Artists and Musicians, and Politicians and Agents of Change.  Date/Time: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am

Film Screening & Celebration: I Know A Man…Ashley Bryan

Program Description: In culmination of our month-long celebration of children’s book author and illustrator Ashley Bryan, join us for a screening of “I Know A Man…Ashley Bryan.” Directed by Richard Kane and Robert Shetterly, this documentary explores how Bryan has been using art his entire life to celebrate joy, mediate the darkness of war and racism, explore the mysteries …

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Black History Month and Valentine’s Day in the Children’s Room

In addition to our regularly scheduled children’s programs, February will feature special children’s programs during out-of-school hours to celebrate Black History Month and Valentine’s Day. In honor of Black History Month, Operation Unite will offer a series of programs celebrating important people and events in African American history. The series will incorporate stories, music, movement, …

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Black History Beyond Bars: Community Readings and Conversation

 Marking Black History Month 2014, The Prison Public Memory Project and Staley B. Keith Social Justice Center are sponsoring community readings and conversation in partnership with the Hudson Area Library and Rev Coffeehouse. Members of the community are invited to hear, read (out loud) and join in discussing short historical texts about fascinating characters and events …

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Celebrate Black History Through Stories and Art!

In collaboration with Operation Unite, The Hudson Area Library is offering a free Children’s program in honor of Black History Month. The program will integrate creativity, literacy, history, and the arts as participants learn about the history and traditions of Black art, from music to visual art to dance. With featured guest artists, live music, …

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