Every year, hundreds of celebrations of the African American Read-In take place across the country and around the world. These events feature the texts, talks, and discussions by and about African American authors and serve as a way to recognize and amplify their work.
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The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established…Find out more »
Friday, February 1 is World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading…Find out more »
A celebration of books that feature black characters and/or black authors! It is so important for children, teens, and adults…Find out more »
Asbury Park Museum 1200 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park Asbury Park Boardwalk at the 5th Avenue Pavilion, Suite 503 Admission is…Find out more »
The directors of English language arts and reading, invite you, your students, and staffs to join us for CFB’s third…Find out more »
Celebrate Black History Month by participating in the National African American Read-In event! Bring your favorite children's or teen book…Find out more »
The library will be hosting the 30th National African American Read In. Share your favorite poem, passage from your favorite…Find out more »
Join us for the ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) Poetry Read-In on February 9, 2019, 3:00 PM at…Find out more »
Join us for our second annual African American Read-In. See the signup link below if you would like to volunteer!Find out more »
Make literacy a significant part of Black History Month! Join us at SLCC's African American Read-In on February 13, 2019…Find out more »
Monthly book club meeting. We will discuss James Baldwin's IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK.Find out more »
The Dixie State University Multicultural & Inclusion Center will be hosting a Poetry Slam in honor of Black History Month.…Find out more »
Speaker Dr. Janet Spivey-Gilchrist- Author-Illustrator The Great Migration: Journey to the North, written by Eloise Greenfield and illustrated by Jan…Find out more »
Sunday, February 24 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM 94 Drs. James Parker Blvd, Red Bank Info: 732-759-0691 Light Refreshments Please…Find out more »