Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month 2021 with the Bryan+College Station Public Library System.

Displays (entire month of February)

  • Mounce Youth Services: 2 displays celebrating black authors (picture books, middle grade, and young adult)
    • Books are chosen with families in mind to celebrate this year’s family and diversity theme.
    • “Stars of History: Celebrate Black History Month” wall display with pictures of trailblazing African‑Americans and a list of books Mounce has about them.
  • Mounce Adult
    • Love at First Line: Romance Novels by Black Authors
      • Romance novels by Black authors
      • All books will be wrapped with only the first sentence written on the wrapping to distinguish each book.
      • Come pick up a mystery romance novel this February!
    • Who Am I? Display
      • Throughout the downstairs area at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library, there will be information or quotes about and said by Black creators, musicians, authors, activists, and more!
      • Come to the library this February to see if you can guess who’s who!
  • Ringer Youth Services
    • Book displays by Black authors
  • Ringer Adult
    • Adult fiction and non-fiction display related to Black History Month

Passive Programming (entire month of February)

  • Ringer Youth Services
    • “Who Am I?”
      • A fun guessing game. Do you know who these people are? Lift-a-flap game of guess who
    • Black History Month Collaborative Puzzle (for all library patrons who want to participate)
      • Come follow specific instructions to color and combine to form a famous Black History person
    • Famous Figures in Black History Library Scavenger Hunt
      • Can you find these famous Black History figures hidden in the children’s section?

To-Go Activities (while supplies last; all items are free)

  • Mounce Youth Services
    • Take-Home Craft: Tuskegee Airmen Paper Airplane
      • Pick up craft Fri., Feb. 5, from Youth Services or curbside
      • Fall in love with Black history and honor the Tuskegee Airmen with a take-home paper airplane craft to learn about the brave Tuskegee pilots of WWII.
      • Includes a short history summary about Tuskegee airmen, a paper airplane, and Valentine’s Day activities
    • Black History Month crossword puzzle
      • Test your history and culture skills in this fun take-home crossword puzzle
    • Book suggestion bookmarks

Online events

 

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