BPL Presents “Read-In for Justice” on Saturday, June 27
What: "Read-in For Justice"
When: Saturday, June 27, 2020, from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Online on Birmingham Public Library Facebook Page
Description: Join us virtually and enjoy the voices of local storytellers. This event will feature children's authors Kioka Tuck and DeCorey Hale as well as Theater Arts Instructor Shronda Major of Bush Hills Steam Academy. Check out www.cobpl.org for your connection to books written by persons of color.
Birmingham, Ala. - This Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m., the Birmingham Public Library is hosting a virtual “Read-In for Justice.” Storytellers participating include Kioka Tuck, author of "Dream Sweet Baby" DeCorey Hale, author of "Ebeneezer the Sneezer," and Theater Arts Instructor Shronda Major of Bush Hills Steam Academy.
This event was derived as conversations of racial and social injustices have spiked across the United States. Patrons are encouraged to tune in via the Birmingham Public Library Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BirminghamPublicLibrary
In the wake of national outrage over the deaths of Ahmad Arbery and George Floyd, BPL librarians and paraprofessional staff developed a list of suggested literature for patrons that address the topics of race and social injustice.
Read their suggestions at this link: https://bplolinenews.blogspot.com/2020/06/books-on-race-and-social-justice.html