The St. Joe County Public Library will host the following events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 17) and Black History Month (in February).
Monday, February 28th
7:00 p.m. | Zoom
Join us for a virtual conversation with Jasmine Guillory, the New York Times bestselling author of six romance novels. Her work has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Bon Appetit, and Time.
Reserve your seat now. Limited capacity.
Writing Prompt: I Have a Dream
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for equality in America. Drop by any SJCPL location to write about your own dream for equality in America.
Monday, January 17, all day | Francis Branch
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by designing and coloring your own postcard and sending a message of peace through the mail.
Monday, January 17, all day | Centre Township Branch
Learn about the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on the world while engaging in educational activities and contributing to a community art project.
Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
All of February | Tutt Branch
Explore the library to discover fun facts celebrating Black History Month and win a prize.
Tuesday, February 8, 3:30PM | LaSalle Branch
Come celebrate black culture through music, movies and art.
Wednesday, February 16, all day | Francis Branch
Contribute your creativity to our community art project inspired by mosaic abstract artist Alma Thomas. Take home your own kit to make a project of your own.
Wednesday, February 23, 3:30PM | Main Library, Story House
Celebrate Black History Month as we read Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews with musical accompaniment by the South Bend Symphony Brass Quintet followed by a concert.
Thursday, February 17, 6PM | German Township Branch
Join us as we partner with the Civil Rights Heritage Center and Pamela Blair, Founder of the Poetry Den, for a reading of a famous poem “I, Too” by Langston Hughes.