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Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements by African Americans and a time to honor the central role of black Americans in U.S. history and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Lakeview Book Discussion of Kindred by Octavia Butler
February 7, 6:30-7:30pm – Lakeview Library

Peace and Justice Book Circle: Safiya Umoja Noble for Algorithms of Oppression  
February 7, 6:30-7:45pm – Goodman South Madison Library

BlacKKKlansman (feature film)
February 8, 7:00-8:45pm – Hawthorne Library

Black History Month Cinema - BlacKKKlansman
February 9, 2:30-4:45pm – Goodman South Madison Library

Wisconsin Book Festival presents Murial Simms for SETTLIN’
February 9, 3:00-4:00pm – Central Library

Open Studio with Artist-in-Residence Rodney Lambright II
February 12 & 26, 5:00-7:00pm // February 16, 1:00-3:00pm – Central Library

Black History Month Cinema - I Am Not Your Negro
February 16, 3:15-5:00pm – Goodman South Madison Library

African Americans in Wisconsin
February 21, 6:00-7:00pm – Goodman South Madison Library

Lakeview Mystery Book Group Discussion of Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
February 21, 6:30-8:00pm – Lakeview Library

Black History Month Cinema - Selma
February 23, 2:30-4:45pm – Goodman South Madison Library

Pinney Evening Book Group discusses Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
February 26, 7:00-8:00pm  – Lake Edge Lutheran Church (4032 Monona Dr)

Friends of the Library Meeting: Muriel Simms
February 28, 6:00-7:30pm – Lakeview Library

Lakeview Book Discussion of The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
March 7, 6:30-7:30pm – Lakeview Library

Gray Panthers Intergenerational Film Series  
March 11, 5:00-8:00pm  – Goodman South Madison Library

Wisconsin Book Festival presents Tiana Clark for I CAN’T TALK ABOUT THE TREES WITHOUT THE BLOOD
March 12, 7:00-8:00pm – Central Library

Settlin’ – Stories of Madison’s Early African American Families
March 23, 1:00-2:00pm – Goodman South Madison Library


Books & Resources