“Poetry is life distilled.” -Gwendolyn Brooks Read about life distilled in poems from the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement and more: The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 Funk Lore: New Poems 1984-1995 by Amiri Baraka The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks On the Bus With Rosa Parks: Poems by Rita Dove The Collected [...]
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Grab some popcorn and spend a few hours with these African-American actors and actresses who have been nominated for Academy Awards. Angela Bassett, nominated 1993, Best Actress for What’s Love Got to Do WIth It? Halle Berry, won 2001, Best Actress for Monster’s Ball; first African-American actress to win in this category Viola Davis, nominated 2011, Best Actress for The Help; 2007 [...]
This week, we highlight children’s books… Ellen’s Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons – Picture Book Ellen has always kept the broom from her parents’ wedding during slavery days on their cabin wall. Now that she’s getting married, she proudly takes it with her to the ceremony. Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America by [...]
Change Your Life Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova The Virgin Diet by J.J. Virgin Read A Memoir My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor My Share of the Task: A Memoir by Stanley McChrystal The Dude and the Zen Master by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman Write Your Own [...]
Hear the untold story of Women’s Baseball and the real athletes who inspired A League of Their Own as told by archivist and exhibit curator John Kovach.
For your convenience, most Bucks County Public Library locations will be open on Monday, January 21. See the calendar for details about the library nearest you: http://tinyurl.com/buckslibcalendar
Tuesday, January 15, 5:30 pm Doylestown District Library Center 150 South Pine Street, Doylestown