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MLK Week Movie Night

Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 4:00 pm

As part of Martin Luther King Jr. Week, families can enjoy a series of short films about African American history, including stories about Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and a fictionalized young boy who escapes slavery. 
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Black History Month Movie Night

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 4:00 pm

To kick off Black History Month, families can enjoy a movie about a teacher named Dorothy who gets whisked away from her intercity neighborhood to the mysterious land of Oz. This G-rated movie stars Diana Ross and Michael Jackson and runs for 134 minutes.  
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Black History Month Story Time

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

Children can enjoy poems, songs, and stories written by or about famous African Americans in this special Black History story time! Poets include Nikki Grimes and Langston Hughes. Appropriate for children ages 0-6.