Celebrate African-American History Month at all library branches with lectures, storytelling, crafts, music and dance. All events are free.
Kids will enjoy Wishing Chair Productions Anansi the Spider, a marionette play based on the African tales of a tricky spider who uses cleverness to achieve his wishes.
Take a journey through old New York with the great master of jazz Duke Ellington in an all-ages puppet show, Ellingtown.
Special guests will appear at the North branch including local rapper Drenico, Councilmember Erica Gilmore, and world renowned traveler and dancer Rossi Turner.
Other events include a talk at the Madison branch about Nashville native William Edmondson, the first African American to have a solo show at the Museum of Modern Art; film screenings of Remember the Titans, A Raisin in the Sun, and the PBS documentary American Experience: Freedom Riders.
Enjoy movies, music, crafts, and more. All events are free. View the complete list of events.