BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION AT MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARIES
(MIAMI, JANUARY 4, 2012) – The community is invited to join in the Black History Month celebration at Miami-Dade Public Libraries. Meet author Geoffrey Philp who will read from his story – Marcus & the Amazons – about a boy’s quest to save his colony and a princess. Readings take placeon Thursday, January 26, 11 a.m. at the Kendall Branch; on Saturday, January 28, 3 p.m. at the Edison Branch; and on Tuesday, January 31 at the Opa-locka Branch. On Saturday, January 28, 4 p.m. enjoy the Sarina & the Beast puppet show at the Kendale Lakes Branch Library. This classic tale of outer beauty versus inner beauty teaches an important lesson on humility and pride as told by the handmade puppets of African and Caribbean-American performing artists.
Suburban Roots: Portraits of Home and Community by Anthony Reid is a photographic exhibition which will be on display from January 11 through April 30 at the North Dade Regional Library. These 50 photographic images, captured between 1987 and 2010, document the lives of family and neighbors from the Goulds community and its surrounding neighborhoods. The collection of black and white portraits revere a cross section of the African-American men, women, and children who live, work, and play throughout these neighborhoods.
For information about these and all other events, call 305.375.BOOK (2665).
Victoria Galan - Public Affairs Officer
Tel. 305.375.5180, firstname.lastname@example.org