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MCCPL to offer Black History Month Activities

A speaker series featuring River Region military and law enforcement leaders will complement plethora of events

Post Date:02/01/2019 3:00 PM

MONTGOMERY – The Montgomery City County Public Library will host a variety of special events to celebrate Black History Month 2019.

Activities surrounding MCCPL's "Black Migration" theme for 2019 Black History Month are sure to excite the whole family while sharing the history and legacy of the African American experience and heritage with the next generation.

MCCPL Featured Black History Month Events:

  • Black Business, Present and Past on February 6 at 3 p.m. at Bertha P. Williams Library Rosa L. Parks Avenue Branch;
  • Author Talk: Tony Watkins on February 3 from 3-5 p.m.
  • Book Display in the Montgomery Room featuring books on important events in Montgomery’s history on February 7,11 a.m.  to noon at Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library;
  • Black Leaders in Montgomery: Their Stories with Montgomery Sheriff Derrick Cunningham on February 4 at 5 p.m. at EL Lowder Regional Library;
  • Air University Commander Lt. General Anthony J. Cotton on February 16 at 11 a.m. at EL Lowder Regional Library;
  • Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley, Jr. on February 25 at 6 p.m. at EL Lowder Regional Library;

Patrons can also expect art displays, informative weekly programs and in-depth lessons. Admission is FREE to all programs, which will be family friendly. For a complete list of Black History Month celebrations, pick up one of our brochures at any of the 10 MCCPL locations.

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