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A Dream Realized
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.
Legacy of Innovation
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.
English - Farsi Fun
Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
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