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 APL's public information officer, and manages the library's communications, public relations, and marketing efforts. No, she isn't a librarian, but feels as if she's among her people here at the library.