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Celebrate Black History Month

Friday, February 24
African-American Film Series (teens and adults)
Dorchester Road Regional Library
Enjoy a movie marathon that highlights different aspects of African-American culture. 

11 a.m. Down in the Delta. Rated PG-13; 112 minutes.
1 p.m. Sparkle. Rated PG-13; 116 minutes.
3 p.m. Southside with You. Rated PG-13; 84 minutes.

Saturday, February 25 at 1 p.m.
African-American Read-In (families)
John L. Dart Library
Enjoy reading books by African-American authors and illustrators.

Saturday, February 25 at 3 p.m.
Resources for African-American Genealogy
John’s Island Regional Library
Explore useful sites and sources for learning about African-American ancestry. Presented by Marianne Cawley of the South Carolina Room.

Tuesday, February 28 at 6 p.m. 
Opera in Charleston, Part 4: The Academy of Music
Main Library
After the Civil War, the Academy of Music on King Street was the principal venue for traveling opera companies visiting Charleston. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a look at the Academy's history and a sampling of the operatic repertoire heard by local audiences at the turn of the 20th century.

Throughout February  
Teen Black History Month Trivia  
Main Library
Test your knowledge, and receive a sweet treat for correct answers.

Teen Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Main Library
Test your knowledge of famous African-Americans during a fun scavenger hunt, and earn a treat. 

Black History Month Challenge (grades 6-12)
James Island Library
Correctly match the description of a famous African-American with their name or photo for a candy prize.

Black History Month
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Celebrate Black History Month with a children's craft.

 African-American Read-a-thon
Otranto Road Regional Library
Read a book written by an African-American author, and receive a sweet treat in the Children’s Department.