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Black History Month Events

West County Events

Bladensburg Branch Library

Crafternoon: Celebrating Black History Month

Crafternoon: Celebrating Black History Month

Thursday, February 22: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-12 YRS)

Special Crafternoon celebrating Black History Month: Join us as we make a “quilt” inspired by the quilt artists of Gee’s Bend, Alabama.

 

Ready 2 Read Storytime: Ages 2-3

Saturday, February 24: 10:30am - 11:00am

AGE GROUP: YOUNG CHILDREN (0-5 YRS)

Special Ready 2 Read Storytime celebrating Black History Month, featuring stories and songs by African American writers and artists.

 

Mount Rainier Branch Library

Black History Coloring Party

Saturday, February 10: 11:30am - 4:00pm

AGE GROUP: YOUNG CHILDREN (0-5 YRS)

Grab some crayons and join us for an art party celebrating Black History!

Hyattsville Branch Library

African Drumming and Storytelling - Performing Arts Center for African Cultures

African Drumming and Storytelling - Performing Arts Center for African Cultures

Saturday, February 10: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

AGE GROUP: All Ages

An exploration of the traditional music, storytelling and dance of a typical African village.

 

Unsung Heroes

Saturday, February 17: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-12 YRS)

Come view, study, and talk about the importance of submitting a patent. Create your own invention using the patent model.

 

Pop-up Locations

Readers Theater

@ St. Christophers:
8001 Annapolis Rd., New Carrollton, MD

Wednesday, February 14: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

AGE GROUP: ELEMENTARY (5-12 YRS)

Bring stories to life by reading plays, poems, and short stories aloud with friends to celebrate Black History Month

West County Events [PDF]

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. Please contact the branch at least two weeks in advance.