Kelly Starling Lyons and two of her many books

DRUMBEAT FOR CHANGE

February 4 at 6:30 PM

Throughout history, kids have been agents of change. Author Kelly Starling Lyons shares two of her picture books that celebrate their roles in making a difference. For ages 6-10.

Registration required for this virtual program.

Globe displaying Africa in front of book shelves

FREEDOM BOUND: RUNAWAYS OF THE CHESAPEAKE

February 10 at 6 PM

Learn about freedom seekers Stephen and Candis and other runaways from Maryland told through an interactive virtual tour of Freedom Bound that includes living history performances. For ages 6-10.

Registration required for this virtual program.

Family photo from 1909

GENERATIONS: MUSIC AND THE BLACK FAMILY CONCERT

February 18 at 7 PM

Enjoy a virtual hour of family-based music including classical, negro spirituals, folk tunes, jazz and sing-a-longs performed by black classical musicians and produced by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts. For adults.

Registration required for this virtual program.

Books

BLACK REPRESENTATION MATTERS

February 20 at 2 PM

This session will explore why Black representation in books matters, share tips for having courageous conversations about race with young children, and offer children book  recommendations. This program is presented in partnership with the Banneker-Douglass Museum and Baltimore Read Aloud.  Registration required for this virtual program.