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Black History Celebration


2013 Black History Month Main Event

Saturday, Feb 16 • 1:00-3:00 pm
Family/All Ages
Stark County District Library - Main Library Atrium

Join us for this very special event. Jimmie Woody, professional actor, storyteller and teaching artist from Young Audiences presents "Voices in Black History." Woody will bring to life the achievements of important historical leaders through their own words.
        •  2013 Black History Month Postage Stamp
•  Belden Lighthouse Praise Team
•  Canton YMCA Suga Babies Double Dutch and Dance Team
•  Master of Ceremonies Terrence Jones, Executive Director of Multi-Development Services of Stark County

More Black History Month Programs

Story Times at SCDL locations

Celebrate Black History Month with stories and crafts.
Find a story time near you.

Emancipation Proclamation

Saturday, February 2 at Madge Youtz Branch
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The Underground Railroad

Thursday, February 14 at Perry Sippo Branch
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The Dred Scott Decision

Saturday, February 23 at DeHoff Memorial Branch
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A History of Canton's Cherry Ave SE

Saturday, February 23 at DeHoff Memorial Branch
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Catch up on Black History during the month of February by checking out books from the following lists:

Kids Black History
Firsts in Black History
Teen Novels written by African Americans