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Black History Month Programs

February 4, 2020 | Adult Services

We’re celebrating the achievements of African Americans during a series of Black History Month programs at our branch libraries during February.

Black History Documentary & Discussion | Every Monday in February
6:00-8:00 pm | Howe Branch
+ Feb. 10 | “The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany”
+ Feb. 17 | “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution”
+ Feb. 24 | “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin”

North Albany Roundtable: The Brothers & Their Local Legacy | Feb. 5 (Wed)
6:00-7:00 pm | North Albany Branch

Black History Month Movie Matinee | Every Friday in February
12:30-2:30 pm | Howe Branch
+ Feb. 7 | “BlackkKlansman”
+ Feb. 14 | “Straight Outta Compton”
+ Feb. 21 | “Malcolm X”
+ Feb. 28 | “Ali”

Documentary & Discussion: “The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany” | Feb. 11 (Tues)
6:00-8:00 pm | Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

Black History Month Art Celebration: Getting Creative | Feb. 15 (Sat)
1:30-4:00 pm | Delaware Branch

Forever (Young) Adult Book Club: “On the Come Up” by Angie Thomas | Feb. 17 (Mon)
6:30-7:30 pm | Pine Hills Branch

Adult Nonfiction Book Discussion: “Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson | Feb. 20 (Thurs)
6:00-7:00 pm | Bach Branch

African American Genealogy: A Personal Journey | Feb. 26 (Wed)

6:00-7:30 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

“Martin’s Big Words” Storywalk | Feb. 1-Feb. 20
During regular hours | Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch

Young Authors Night with Henry Johnson Charter School | Feb. 25 (Tues)
6:00-7:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

We hope you can join us for some of these engaging and thought-provoking programs!

Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon is manager of APL's Communication and Creative Services Department, which provides content and information for the library's website, social media, publications, videos, podcasts, and other outlets. Stephanie also manages APL's public relations and marketing efforts.