Celebrate Black History Month

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Program Calendar

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  1. Thu Feb. 25

    Black History Month Showcase With the Route 9 Library & Christina Cultural Arts Join the Route 9 Library and the Christina Cultural Arts Center for our annual Black History Month celebration. It will be an evening of song, dance, history and community! All ages welcome! Registration is required and will close at the end of the program. A reminder email will be sent with the Zoom meeting ID and password two days before the event. If you any questions or concerns, please email the Route 9 Library at route9staff@gmail.com or call us at (302) 657-8020. This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email. Registration required.
  2. Sat Feb. 27

    Story Time and Craft: Pine Cone Bird Feeder at Rockwood Park Bring the Family to Rockwood Park and Museum for Story Time and a craft! February's story is Ruby's Birds in honor of Black History Month. Following the story, children can make a pinecone bird feeder to take home that will help keep our featured friends fed during the winter. All supplies included. Please note peanut butter is used in the craft. Social distancing, face masks required. Temperature checks and a brief COVID Form required. Registration required. Ages 6+
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BHM Story Walks presented by your NCC Libraries

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Story walks are outdoor presentation of picture books located at or around your local NCC Libraries or parks throughout the the month of February. Read them all as you take a stroll with your kids. All ages. FREE

Story Walks

Location Address Title Author & Illustrator
Glasgow Park
presented by Bear Library
2275 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE 19702
Hair Love By Matthew A. Cherry
Illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Tally Day Park
Presented by Brandywine Hundred Library
1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
I Am Enough By Grace Byers
Pictures by Keturah A. Bobo

Elsmere Library 30 Spruce Avenue
Elsmere, DE 19805
All Because
You Matter
By Tami Charles
Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Hockessin Library 1023 Valley Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
Sulwe By Lupita Nyong'o
Illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Kirkwood Library 6000 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808
Superheroes Are Everywhere By Kamala Harris
Illustrated by 
Mechai Renee Roe
New Castle Library 424 Delaware Street
New Castle, DE 19720
Black is a Rainbow Color By Angela Joy
Illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Route 9 Library 3022 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE 19720
Parker Looks Up By Parker Curry & Jessica Curry
Illustrated by Brittany Jackson
Woodlawn Library 2020 West 9th Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
M is for Melanin By Tiffany Rose
Walnut Street YMCA
presented by Woodlawn Library
1000 N Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Layla's Happiness By Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Illustrated by 
Ashleigh Corrin

BHM Live Online Book Discussion Groups

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Adults can join in these live online book discussion groups. Groups meet via zoom. Space is limited, so registration is required at the links below.