Neighborhood Library

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time:

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
Marcia E. Cole

Going for Freedom: True Accounts of Flight in Verse

Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

In costume and using monologue and original poetry, Marcia E. Cole will recount dramatic and imaginative escapes on the Underground Railroad. Tales highlight the daring exhibited and the importance of collaboration with black and white sympathizers. This will be followed by a discussion of the outfit worn for even clothes have history.
Jacob Lawrence

Picturing America Program: Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 1:00 pm

Great art speaks powerfully, inspires fresh thinking, and connects us to our past. Picturing America, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, tells America’s story through its art in large reproductions of selected masterworks of American art​.   Celebrate Black History Month with us by exploring the Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence. We will discuss the masterwork together and its historical significance. An art and craft activity will follow the discussion. All ages are welcomed.