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African American Read In By The Shore

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Asbury Park Museum

1200 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park

Asbury Park Boardwalk at the 5th Avenue Pavilion, Suite 503

Admission is FREE but a small donation to the Museum is appreciated.


Join The AP Museum on Saturdays from 1PM-2PM in the Month of February
For an African-American Read-In Day
The Museum Opens at 12 Noon

Join with us in the back to read or sit back and enjoy excerpts from books or

poems by African-American Authors

Open To All Ages

Books, etc will be available or bring books by African-American Authors

from your collection.

The 29th Annual African-American Read In is a national celebration of

African-American Culture & Literature.

Established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English

to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.

Texts written by African American authors are shared.

Participants either listen to or provide the readings.
If you wish to participate, Call 732-389-2572 or e-mail,
turtlelynn@gmail.com for further info




The Asbury Park Museum is Open Fridays and Sundays, 12 noon to 6 p.m. and

open on Saturdays 12 noon to 8 p.m. until March 10, 2019

A 1,400-square-foot museum loaded with exhibits and artifacts

Featuring a Gift Shop of Fabulous One- of-a-Kind Gifts

Sponsored by the Asbury Galleria, in cooperation with

Classic Urban Harmony founders

Charlie and Pam Horner, the Asbury Park Historical Society, and the

NJ Pan African Chamber of Commerce, based in Asbury Park.



February 2, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Asbury Park Museum
1200 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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