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Busy Hands @ TW

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Children's Program Room (50)
Join us for an African story, then we'll make African-style drums. Craft books and materials related to the theme will be available for checkout to help encourage your child’s natural curiosity. Designed for children ages 3-5 with an adult. Space is limited due to room capacity. We are unable to accommodate group visits for this program. Please call the library to arrange something special for your group.
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"A Ballerina's Tale" Documentary Screening @ TU

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuckahoe Area Library
TU Meeting Room
Watch A Ballerina's Tale with us. Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Get the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame outmoded ballet culture stereotypes and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. (2015, Not Rated, 84 min.) Attendees are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch.
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Soul Of A Community: Richmond African American History @ NP

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
North Park Branch Library
NP Meeting Room
Presented by The Valentine Museum, this program will explore how African Americans in Richmond have defined the city and influenced the nation, moving from early settlement and the slave trade to the establishment of businesses and communities.  

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Black History Bios @ FA

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison
Fairfield Area Library
FA Meeting Room
Watch short biographical films of Ralph Ellison: Invisible Man, Celebrated Writer (2009, NR 19 min.) and African American Writers: Frederick Douglass (2010, NR, 20 min.). Celebrate the amazing history of African-Americans during Black History Month.
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Fun First Fridays @ VA

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Varina Area Library
VA Meeting Room
Come out the first Friday of every month for movies, local history presentations, genealogy and more! Bring your own lunch; the library will provide coffee, tea and water.
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Genealogy Basics Using Family Search @ TW

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Twin Hickory Area Library
TW Meeting Room
Local genealogist Sylvia Elchinger will present an introduction to the Family Search website and provide helpful tips on using it in researching your family history.  Part of the Dr. Bob Singer Senior Series.
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Visual Family Trees @ TU

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Tuckahoe Area Library
TU Meeting Room
Come in to learn about the importance of family history and basic genealogical research techniques and leave with a frame-able family tree of your own design. Attendees are encouraged, but not required to bring in family pictures to add to the artwork. 
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