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Northside Branch
Thursday, January 23rd - 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, families,
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Learn about the art of anime and create your own cosplay accessories!
Central Library - Atrium
Saturday, February 1st - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Join us for a celebration of the I Was Here photography exhibit, including poetry and a collaborative art activity to explore who we can be. For more information, visit https://www.i-was-here.org/
Village Branch - Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 12th - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, seniors
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Edna Lewis inspired a generation of African American chefs to preserve Southern foodways. Learn how to prepare a meal from her landmark cookbook The Taste of Country Cooking. For families. No registration required. 
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Saturday, February 15th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Based on historical records, secondary sources, and oral history interviews with quilters across Kentucky, Pearlie Johnson discusses 19th century quilts made by black women living and working on slave plantations, traditional quilts made by African American women of the 20th century, as well as contemporary art quilts made by women of all cultural groups of... More Info
Tates Creek Branch - Large Conference Room
Saturday, February 22nd - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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African-American work songs are one of the forgotten roots of American popular music. From the hauling and heaving chanteys of American sailors we get syncopated rhythms and sexually suggestive lyrics. From field hollers and moans of sharecroppers and slaves comes the soulful vocal expressiveness of the blues. And from prison chain gang songs comes the... More Info
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Saturday, February 29th - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families,
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Kentucky author and professor Frank X. Walker will be discussing black superheroes in a special event for Black History month. All ages welcome. Refreshments provided. Black Panther will be shown on February 22 at Northside for those who'd like to see it again before the program!