Library Programs

Black History Month Programs




Exhibit: African Art and Culture

African art, crafts, and cultural objects from the collections of library staff and African families in the community.

Exhibit Displayed: Feb. 4-27.

Meet the African Advisory Board: Sat., Feb. 7, 2 p.m. Meet and talk to leaders of the African-born community in Willingboro, who advise the library on the needs of recent immigrants from Africa.

Children's Programs

Black History Month Reading Contest

Day, Date, & Time: February, Anytime

Grades: K - 6

Registration: Not required

Read any book by an African American author or about Black history or culture and enter your name in a prize drawing any time in the month of February in the Children's Room.


Family Programs

Program: African American Read-In Chain

Day, Date & Time: Sun., Feb. 1, 2 p.m.

Registration: Not required

Willingboro Public Library and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. will celebrate African American literary creativity with a read aloud from favorite African American authors. Refreshments served.


Program: Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman?

Day, Date & Time: Sat., Jan. 31, 2 p.m.

All Ages

Registration: Not required

A one-woman show by actress Daisy Nelson Century of the American Historical Theater. Relive the story of abolitionist and feminist Isabella Baumfree, who changed her name to Sojourner Truth and walked through Long Island and Connecticut, preaching "God's truth and plan for salvation." This show is offered through the Horizon Speakers Bureau of the NJ Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Adult/Teen Programs

Program: Black History Month Trivia Challenge

Day, Date & Time: Feb.1-28, anytime the library is open

Stop by the adult reference desk and test your knowledge of Black History. You will be entered in a drawing to win a prize.


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