Black History Month

S.T.I.C.S. or Sound That Inspires Conscious Souls

Poetry & Music Performance by S.T.I.C.S

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 4:00 pm

S.T.I.C.S. or Sound That Inspires Conscious Souls will perform Weapon of Choice -- their spoken word anthology. W.O.C. is a deeply immersive reflection of the influences that shape our identity narrated through soundscapes, storytelling, music and poetry.
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Teen Book Club

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 6:00 pm

Jacqueline Woodson has written books for children, teens, and adults.
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Black History Month Film Series: Good Hair

Monday, February 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series presents "Good Hair" Georgetown Neighborhood Library, February 13, 1 p.m.  
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Black History Month Film Series: Dear White People

Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series presents "Dear White People". Georgetown Neighborhood Library, February 24, 1 p.m.
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Black History Month Film Series: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 1:00 pm

Black History Month Film Series presents "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner". Georgetown Neighborhood Library, February 4, 1 p.m.
Image of book cover for "Romare Bearden: a black odyssey"

Make Art, Honor History!

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 12:00 pm

Take a break from the Teen Tech-A-Thon and stop by Teen Space to contribute your talent to our Black History Month collage.
Images of Blackness in Print

Images of Blackness in Print

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with us and become a printmaker. Explore and discuss artwork by Elizabeth Catlett, Hale Woodruff, and Aaron Douglass. Learn basic printmaking techniques, carve African diaspora-inspired designs into linoleum blocks, and make prints.  
Cortenia Smith as Harriet Tubman

The Legacy of Harriet Tubman: A One-Woman Performance by Cortenia Smith

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month at Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library! Please join us on Wednesday, February 22, at 1 p.m.for "The Legacy of Harriet Tubman" featuring Cortenia Smith.
I Have a Dream Journals

I Have a Dream Journals

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with us and make your own "I Have a Dream" journals. ​Using art supplies, children will create their own square, accordion books with words and art inspired by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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C.R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Black Georgetown Remembered"

Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. This presentation will begin at 7 p.m.      

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