Burlington County Library celebrates Black History Month

Special events include musical performances, virtual exhibits and more

In celebration of Black History Month, the Burlington County Library invites residents to explore special library events, including:

  • Powerful and Dangerous: Audre LordeView a virtual exhibit and discover how Lorde’s work remains relevant with current social justice movements at 6:30 p.m. at the Burlington County Library on Feb. 15.
  • Civil Rights Movements Learn about student involvement during the American Civil Rights Movement during this fun and exciting performance featuring dance, audience participation and more at 2 p.m. at the Burlington County Library on Feb. 18.
  • The Art of Crowned Head Wrapping (in-person and virtual) Learn the history of African Head Wrapping and try your own styles with Latasha Waters at 6 p.m. at the Burlington County Library on Feb. 28. Visit https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/news-updates/black-history-month for information on how to attend virtually.

Movies at the Library – Mark your calendar to watch multiple films in the auditorium, including “12 Years a Slave,” “Selma,” “Loving” and “The Butler.” Visit https://www.bcls.lib.nj.us/news-updates/black-history-month for details.

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