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Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, February 19th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Observe African-American History Month with a documentary every Tuesday evening in February.This week:  A History of Black Achievement in America, Vol 3&4.Presented by James Avery, this original series documents 350 years of black achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of a country, and influence on current events.
Northside Branch
Thursday, February 21st - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Drop by and learn about a mathematician who helped make space travel possible.
Northside Branch
Thursday, February 21st - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Middle & high schoolers are invited to meet African-American professionals in our community to explore future careers and learn how to pursue fields from law to personal training to engineering and more. 
Central Library
Friday, February 22nd - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Reinette Jones and Rob Aken are the co-founders and co-managers of the NKAA database, a free online reference tool that receives more than 300,000 hits each year.  They will speak about creating the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, which is valuable for research in genealogy and African American history.  Ms. Jones is a Librarian in the Special... More Info
Central Library - Farish Theater
Tuesday, February 26th - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Observe African-American History Month with a documentary every Tuesday evening in February.This week:  The MarchWitness the compelling and dramatic story of the 1963 March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his stirring "I Have a Dream" speech. This watershed event in the Civil Rights Movement helped change the face of America. Recounts the... More Info
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, February 28th - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-5th grade, ,
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Test your knowledge of sports legends and play some games that made them famous.
Northside Branch
Thursday, February 28th - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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African-American genealogical research can be challenging due to lack of government and public records pre-1870. This class will introduce basic genealogy skills and recommend basic research methods in the pursuit of African-American family history. 
Central Library
Friday, March 22nd - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, high school,
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Reinette Jones and Rob Aken are the co-founders and co-managers of the NKAA database, a free online reference tool that receives more than 300,000 hits each year.  They will speak about creating the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, which is valuable for research in genealogy and African American history.  Ms. Jones is a Librarian in the Special... More Info
Central Library
Saturday, April 27th - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, high school,
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Debra Renard: Developing a DNA Research Plan and Cuz We're Cousins: Using Autosomal DNA to Break Down Brick Walls??Debra Smith Renard, the founder of Eureka! Genealogy, is a Genetic Genealogist with Legacy Tree Genealogists of Salt Lake City, Utah. She is co-leader of the Louisville Genealogical Society's Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group and is... More Info