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A Dream Realized

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A Dream Realized: A Celebration of the Life, Poetry and Dreams of Langston Hughes February 1, 2016 marks the 116th Birthday of Langston Hughes, a Harlem Renaissance literary artist. Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste will utilize this program to pay tribute to the life, and the works of this creative genius. This program promises to be a lively, uplifting and reflective celebration. All in attendance will be caught-up in spirited and uplifting community affirmations and recitations that will pay homage to the life and legacy of Langston Hughes. For All ages.
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Josie Bailey, Storyteller

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Put some "zing" in your "zang" with author and professional storyteller Josie Bailey. For the past 17 years, the Georgia native has added new twists to old tales in her animated performances throughout the Southeast. Ages 3 and up. Download the flyer.
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Legacy of Arts

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This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on African American contributions to sculpture, dance and music. Ulysses Davis, a Savannah native, hand carved wooden sculptures of presidents and world leaders. His collection can be seen at The Beach Institute African American Cultural Center.
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Legacy of Innovation

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This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on three African American inventors. Valerie Thomas patented the Illusion Transmitter which uses refractory light and optical illusions to create 3D images. Mark Dean, a computer scientist and engineer, holds three of IBM's original nine patents and was instrumental in making computers more accessible and powerful. Ben Montgomery invented a type of propeller for steam powered ships which allowed them to operate more easily in shallow waters. Learn more about one, two or all three inventors while participating in a STEAM activity. Ages 6-12.
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Legacy of Activism

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Participants will learn about one or more significant historical events such as the background of the First African Baptist Church in Savannah and its connection to the Underground Railroad; the journalistic activities of W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells; and the Birmingham Children's March, to be followed by one or more art activities. Ages 6-12.
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English - Farsi Fun

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Have some fun learning Basic Farsi and English expressions. All Ages.
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Yoga

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Family Yoga options. Different programs offered.
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Storytimes

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Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
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LEGO® Club

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Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.
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The Campaign for Healthy Kids and Families

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Every 2nd Tuesday each month, Application assistance for public health insurance programs, Georgia Medicaid, PeachCare and Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP.) Eligibility for public benefit programs is based on income and family size. Please bring income verification and government-issued ID. http://healthykidssavannah.org/ Register by calling 652-3627.
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Baby Play Date

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Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddles, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date!
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Carnegie Library Centennial Celebration

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Live Oak Public Libraries celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Carnegie Library. Read about the history of this community icon and celebrate its bright future. The Carnegie Library opened on East Henry Street in August 1914 to serve Savannah’s black community.
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Branch Calendars

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View or print out a monthly calendar to keep up with special events, storytimes, classes and other programs at your favorite Live Oak Public Libraries branch. Separate calendars for Teen and Adult programs.
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