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Black History events at Hackley Public Library this February

Poster for 2022 Black History Month events at Hackley Public Library
Hackley Public Library
Black History Month events at Hackley Public Library

Activities include music, poetry, scavenger hunts, trivia and more.

Music, poetry, quilt making and hair care are just a few of the activities Hackley Public Library will host during Black History Month this February.

“Black history and culture and music and just togetherness. We’re really really excited, because we want to be able to cater to everyone in the community.” Marketing and Program Coordinator, Mallory Metzger, said.

Festivities kick off on Tuesday, February first with an evening gospel event featuring music from Chiquetta "Chi Chi" Woods and Jeremy Jake Harris, as well as samplings of Black History Trivia throughout the night.

As the month continues, the library will feature events such as scavenger hunts and open-mic poetry nights, as well as its annual Black Hair Clinic taught by expert Neitra Hood.

“It can really expand someone’s mind, expand their knowledge base, and of course that’s one of our biggest missions at the library,” Metzger said.

The programs are made possible by the late Bess Commodore whose donation has been instrumental for Black History Activities at Hackley. While all events are free and open to the public, capacity is limited and attendees are asked to register online.

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