• By J.White
  • Posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Century of Black Life, History and Culture

During the month of February, the library system will host programs and activities that highlight history, tradition and culture, designed for all ages. Here are some program highlights:

Clemmons Branch Library will present FEEL THE FUNK: Films about Black Musicians, Monday Feb.16th starting at 4pm. Reynolda Manor and Rural Hall will also have African American film screenings throughout the month.

African American Read-In: Read your favorite work by an African American author. Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center (Feb. 16th at 10am) and Reynolda Manor (Feb. 19th at 10:30am).

Our Southside Branch Library will be hosting a North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Speaker, Dr. Benjamin Filene. Dr. Filene is Director of Public History and Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race and Rural Life,- Feb. 12th at 11 am. Dr. Filene introduces Tobe: A Six-Year-Old Farmer, the 1939 book of photographs of rural life based in Hillsborough, NC. *

Download this year’s brochure to see the full list of programs.

*This project is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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