Events

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February 2019

Tuesday, February 19

Black History Month Screening: Hidden Figures

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Join the library for a showing of Hidden Figures (PG) about three brilliant African-American women at NASA.

Thursday, February 21

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Celebrate Black History Month with a search the library for photos of famous African-American icons. You might even win a prize!

Rosa Parks and the Fight for Civil Rights: Mosaic Making Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Using online educational resources, you will learn about Mrs. Parks' life and legacy, as well as about the Civil Rights Movement. Participants will also work together on a collaborative mosaic for the library's teen room.

Black History Month Jeopardy

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Join the Bronx Library Center's Teen Zone for a game of Black History Jeopardy! Come test your knowledge and win prizes. 

Saturday, February 23

Black History Month: Seneca Village

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800s and the community's place in pre-Central Park.

Sunday, February 24

Black History Month: The Birthplace of Hip Hop

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn about the history of this popular music genre that began as an underground urban movement.

Monday, February 25

Teen Genealogy 101

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Learn about the importance of creating your own family history tree and learning tools to do the research.

Thursday, February 28

Rosa Parks and the Fight for Civil Rights: Mosaic Making Workshop

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Using online educational resources, you will learn about Mrs. Parks' life and legacy, as well as about the Civil Rights Movement. Participants will also work together on a collaborative mosaic for the library's teen room.