Join us for events throughout February!

Friday, February 14 at 2:00 pm “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow” Live Performance

Reginald C. Brown brings the stories of Jim Crow to life, exposing the oppression, determination and resiliency of African Americans in an adaptation of Uncle Tom’s Children by Richard Wright. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please register at the Welcome Desk.

Sunday, February 16 at 2:00 pm Music Documentary “Amazing Grace”

Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, records her live best-selling gospel album “Amazing Grace” in 1972. Rated G, 2 hours. Registration is not required.

Tuesday, February 18 at 10:30 am Coffee and a Book

Read and discuss Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson. Register and reserve your copy at the Welcome Desk.

Thursday, February 20 at 11:00 am Page Turners

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? Library staff will present and recommend a variety of titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month’s theme is Black History Month. Light refreshments provided. Please register at the Welcome Desk.

Friday, February 28 at 2:00 pm Black History Month Film

11-year-old Akeelah of South Los Angeles has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Rated PG, 1 hour, 52 min. Registration is not required.