Monday, February 02, 2015
Celebrate Black History Month with the Inglenook Library
I Have a Dream Vision Board Project
Monday, February 9, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Participants will create vision boards that outline their dreams. Ideal for families.
Black Inventors Trivia
Monday, February 16, 3:30 p.m.
Participants will be tested on their knowledge of black inventors. The winner will receive a prize.
Read it Forward with The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963
Monday, February 23, 3:30 p.m.
Stop by the Inglenook Library to get your free copy of The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963, an award-winning book by Christopher Paul Curtis. Once you finish reading the book, look for the Read it Forward tracking number at the back of the book. Enter the book's tracking ID number. Then, give the book to someone else. Remember your tracking number so you may follow the book's travels. Books shared through this program have gone around the globe. Get in on the fun and share the joy of reading. This program is for third graders and up.
Black History Month Movie
Friday, February 27, 3:00 p.m.
See what happens when the Watsons of Flint, Michigan, visit Birmingham, Alabama, in the summer of 1963. This made-for-TV movie is based on a popular book by Christopher Paul Curtis.
By Tressa at February 02, 2015
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