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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Story of Ruby Bridges

Monthly Movie for Children and Families

West End Library

3:30 p.m.
Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 4 and older. This month's film (for Martin Luther King Jr. week) is "The Story of Ruby Bridges". Please join us!
The poster for the film Selma, which also functions as a link to the catalog page for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Selma

West End Library

6:30 p.m.
West End Library presents "Selma", a 2015 film by Ava DuVernay, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Book cover image

Karen Branan: 'The Family Tree'

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
Join Capitol Hill author and journalist Karen Branan for a discussion of her memoir The Family Tree: A lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth. This book, which was recently nominated for a Pulitzer, follows the author as she uncovers the truth about her ancestors' involvement in the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912.