Anne Arundel County Public Library is offering the following programs to celebrate Black History Month. Registration is required for each program and begins two weeks before the event. All programs will be held on Zoom.
Generations: Music and the Black Family Concert
Thursday, February 18, at 7:00pm
Enjoy a virtual hour of family-based music including classical, negro spirituals, folk tunes, jazz and singalongs performed by Black classical musicians and produced by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts.
Black Representation Matters
Saturday, February 20, at 2:00pm
This session will explore why Black representation in books matters, share tips for having courageous conversations about race with young children and offer children book recommendations. This program is presented in partnership with the Banneker-Douglass Museum and Baltimore Read Aloud.
How To Be A Children's Book Author and Illustrator: One Artist's Journey
Saturday, February 27, at 10:00am
For ages 6-10
Author and illustrator Don Tate hasn't always been a lover of words. As a child, he struggled with reading. Books didn't hold his attention. In this session, Tate will discuss his journey from shy, reluctant reader to celebrated author and illustrator of more than 80 books for young readers.