Printable Version - Infobase Research: African-American History & Bloom's Literature

February 19, 2019 (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
 
 
Monday, February 11th, 2019 6:30pm
Food and Folks of The Great Migration, presented by Michelle Washington Wilson
*This family program is for adults only!* Registration is required. Please contact Julie at 609-399-2434 ext.5222 to register.
 
Michelle Washington Wilson, Storyteller will present: "The Food and The Folks of The Great  Migration,” stories of the widespread migration of African Americans in the 20th century from rural communities in the South to large cities and some rural towns in the North. What motivated this movement? And what did this movement inspire?  How did these people travel? And what was life like along the way? Come meet "The Food and The Folks of The Great Migration" through the stories, food and folklore of Michelle Washington Wilson, Storyteller. 
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 6:30pm
Quilts of Faith, presented by Michelle Washington Wilson
*This family program is for all ages!* Please call 609-399-2434 ext.5241 to register.
 
Quilts of Faith combines the legacy of quilting in the African American Community with stories and songs of the Underground Railroad to weave a patterned explanation of this important part of Americana.  

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 9:30am-11:30am
Learn about Infobase Research Databases

Registration is required. Please contact Julie at 609-399-2434 ext.5222 to register.

This session, hosted by Angel DeRue, the Director of Training and Professional Development, will teach you about OCFPL's research databases from Infobase, and will focus on African-American History and Bloom's Literature, as well as the streaming video platform Access Video On Demand, in recognition of Black History Month. All are invited to attend this informative session, which will showcase the various articles, videos, primary sources, and other resources that serve to educate library patrons regarding the history, culture, literature, and notable achievements of African Americans over the past 500 years.
February 15th, 2019 10:30am (Story Hour)
February 25th, 2019 10:30am (Toddler Time) and 1:30pm (Story Train)
Black History Story Times for Kids 

Black History Story Times for Kids featuring Coretta Scott King award titles and many more Black authors, illustrators, and musicians!


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12pm
Film Screening: SELMA (2014)

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