In honor of Black History Month, Tyler Public Library will offer a variety of avenues to explore African-American contributions to American culture, literature and the arts.
A private collection of magazine covers featuring African-American artists, entertainers and athletes will be on display throughout the month of February in the exhibit cases on the first and second floors of the library. Complementing the exhibit case on the first floor are two book displays of works by and about Black Americans.
Young children will be introduced to the writings and illustrations of African-American authors and artists at ReadAloud Crowd and DayCare StoryShare, each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. A rotating display of books about notable African-American individuals and issue
s is in place in the Children’s section of the Library on the first floor.
At the monthly American Girl® Reading Club event for girls ages 5 – 12, the spotlight will fall on Addy Walker, a fictional character in the American Girl® book series. Addy is a courageous girl determined to be free in the midst of the Civil War. The American Girl Reading Club will gather from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, Feb. 19 in the Library’s Taylor Auditorium. First timers are always welcome.
Tyler Public Library is located in Downtown Propecia Tyler at 201 S. College Avenue. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, check out the Library website at www.tylerlibrary.com or call (903) 593-7323.