Celebrate Black History Month at Your Library

Celebrate Black History Month all February long at your community library with programs and curated catalog picks!

Happening at Your Library


Online Book Club: The Underground Railroad

February • On Demand

Join Erin for a blog conversation with a new book each month. This month: The Underground Railroad.   


Tuesday, February 21 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

Celebrate Black History Month with an artist from K12 Gallery & TEJAS who will provide enjoyable and relaxed instruction to help you create a beautiful painting. Reg. required.


Teen Take & Make Kit: Alma Woodsey Art

All February while supplies last.

February's teen take & make kit features the art of Alma Woodsey. Open to teens in 6th grade & up. Reg. required.


The Power of Voice: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Legacy in Cincinnati

Saturday, Feb 4 • 11 a.m. - Noon  

During Harriet’s time in Cincinnati, she discovered her voice as a writer. The result was her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  


Green Book Sites in Cincinnati

Tuesday, Feb 28 • 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.  

Learn about the origins of Green Book and its distribution. Presented by the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. Reg. required.


From Your Catalog

Adult Services Librarian Mason from the Xenia Community Library revamped their list from last year - check it out below!

Celebrating Black and African American Fantasy/SciFi Authors

A list compiled by Xenia Community Library Adult Services Librarian Mason Butler of new and popular works of fantasy and science fiction by Black and African American authors.