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Clearwater North Greenwood Library to Host Black History Month Programs

Post Date:02/11/2019 4:22 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 11, 2019
Contact: (727) 562-4970

Clearwater North Greenwood Library to Host Black History Month Programs

 

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Clearwater North Greenwood Library will host several Black History Month programs throughout February:

  • Celebrate the African American History in You

    Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m.
    Genealogy Specialist, Harriet Thompkins, will provide fresh ideas on how to research your family heritage. 

  • African-American Quilts: Telling Our Stories in Cloth

    Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m.
    Carole Lyles Shaw, an award-winning quilter and author, will share the rich tradition of African-American quilters. Attendees will view examples of traditional quilts and see examples of quilts being made today.

  • Hip Hop Workshop

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m.
    Learn from local rapper, Ni Year, about basic songwriting, memorization and performing for hip-hop and singer-songwriter music styles.

  • Clearwater Heights Reunion: An African-American Legacy

    Friday, Feb. 22, 6 p.m.
    Learn about Clearwater’s first African-American settlement in the city in 1909.

  • Happy to Be Nappy: Unleashing the Power of Your Natural Beauty
    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m.
    Stylist and mentor, Leslie Coley, dives deeper into why women of color are exploring a new age of loving their hair the way it is. 


The Clearwater North Greenwood Library is located at 905 N. Martin Luther King Jr., Ave. For more information, call (727) 562-4970, or visit myclearwaterlibrary.com.

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