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African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty

In-Person Program

2024-02-03 12:00:00 2024-02-03 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Saturday, February 03
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-03 12:00:00 2024-02-03 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Hawthorne Library

Meeting Room

Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome.

AGE GROUP: | Children | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime | Entertainment |

TAGS: | African American & Black History Month |

Hawthorne Library

Phone: 310.679.8193

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 Closed
Tue, Feb 27 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 Closed

About the branch

The library was founded in 1913 and moved to its present location in 1962. The facility was remodeled in 1978. The Friends of the Hawthorne Libraries started in 1979. The library serves a 5.99 square mile area.

Upcoming events

Sat, Mar 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
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Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Are you a teen interested in making a difference? Join Teen Advisory Board to voice your opinions and provide suggestions for programs and services at the library. You can even earn community service hours while you have fun. For grades 6 - 12.

Thu, Mar 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Welcome the new season by planting your very own Spring flowers. Join us as we learn the basics of planting and caring for potted flowers. You will also have a chance to decorate a mini ceramic terra-cotta pot using acrylic paint! For ages 13 – 17.

Thu, Mar 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
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Sat, Mar 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
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Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for our monthly teen book club! This month's book is The Titan's Curse, by Rick Riordan, the third book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. For grades 6 - 12.

Thu, Mar 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

Sat, Mar 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
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