Iredell County Public Library celebrates Black History Month

Posted at 4:00 PM on Feb 1, 2019


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Please join us in celebrating Black History Month at the library, where we will be recognizing the contributions and history of African Americans in our community. Drop in to the Statesville Library any time this month to attend one of our Black History programs, or to view the African American veteran photographs on display, curated by local historian Phyllis Bailey.

Why HBCUs Matter?

A Panel Discussion
Statesville Library
Wednesday, February 13, 6 to 8 p.m.

Maurice O. Johnson with the 102nd U.S. Colored Troops
Statesville Library
Saturday, February 23, 12 to 4 p.m.

Dancing Stories
Statesville & Troutman Libraries
Monday, February 25, 4 p.m. at the Troutman Branch
Monday, February 25, 7 p.m. at the Statesville Branch

Celebrate with your little ones. See all programs on our online calendar.

Family Pinterest
Statesville Library
Saturday, February 2, 10 to 11 a.m.

Black Inventors Mystery Build
Statesville Library
Monday, February 18, 4 to 5 p.m.

History of the Black Schools in Iredell County, By Phyllis Bailey

Statesville Library
Monday, February 4, 7 to 8 p.m.

Don't Touch My Hair!
A Natural Hair Workshop
Statesville Library
Saturday, February 9, 12 to 2 p.m.

Open Mic: Harlem Renaissance Night
Statesville Library
Wednesday, February 27, 6 to 8 p.m.

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