Throughout the ages, women have always fought beside, behind, with men and alone when the need arose. In the United States, women fought in the Wild West, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.Native American and African American women also made great contributions on the battle front.
Image by covs97/ FlickrIf your looking for inspiration or feeling creative, then join us as we pay tribute to National Poetry Month. We’ll start with a short read aloud session - share a favorite poem or sample one of the library’s anthologies for fun.
Are you planning a family reunion this year? Do you have photos of family members that you can't identify or you know little about the people in those photos? Use the next family gathering at a funeral, wedding or holiday celebration to begin your search for your family history.
Image by Yoel Ben-Avaraham / FlickrWhat do sites like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn have in common? As forms of social media, both job seekers and employers are using technology such as this more and more. If you have ever been hesitant to join an online site but are interested to learn, then this workshop is for you!In this program, we will explore the following topics:
This film is based on the 1995 Million Man March in Washington, D. C., in which 1 million African American men marched peacefully in a bid for greater unity and understanding.The story follows men on a charter bus from Los Angeles to D.C. Their issues, personalities and concerns begin to erupt on the long trip.
Did you know about the "Pit Schools" that existed during the period of American slavery? "Pit Schools" were holes dug in the ground and covered with branches. Some slaves were determined to learn to read even though it meant they would receive a severe whipping or be killed for defying their masters.