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2015 Media Releases


Date:
January 30, 2015
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Sheila Jacobs, Lincoln City Libraries, 404-441-4252

Lincoln City Libraries Celebrate African-American History Month

Lincoln City Libraries (LCL) invites the public to celebrate African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month, throughout the month of February. LCL is working with the Lincoln Public Schools and the Malone Community Center to recognize the significant role of African-Americans in our nation's history. All events are free and open to the public and include the following:

African-American History Month "Read-In" - noon Thursday, February 5 at Eiseley Branch Library, 1530 Superior Street. Music and readings by community members will explore African-American history and the impact of African-American authors. This program will be recorded for later airing on 5 CITY-TV, government access channel 5. It will run throughout the month of February and will also be available through video-on-demand at 5tv.lincoln.ne.gov.

African-American History Month "Lunch and Learn" - 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 20 at the Malone Community Center, 2032 "U" St. Library staff will share books and music from LCL's collections and online sources.

No reservations are required. More information about Lincoln City Libraries is available at lincolnlibraries.org.


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