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Wake County Libraries Kick Off African American History Month

Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier

Wake County Public Libraries have an exciting series of book discussions planned for February, a month traditionally reserved for the celebration of African American culture and history. The following programs will be hosted in the Wake County regional libraries by their recreational reading librarians:

February 4 7:00 p.m. East Regional Library 919-217-5300
The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

February 6 10:30 a.m. Cameron Village Regional Library 919-856-6710
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

February 13 10:00 a.m. Eva Perry Regional Library 919-387-2100
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

February 14 7:00 p.m. West Regional Library 919-463-8500
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot

February 25 6:30 p.m. Southeast Regional Library 919-662-2250
Higher Ground by Craig Werner

February 27 6:30 p.m. North Regional Library 919-870-4000
Glorious  by Bernice McFadden

For more information on local programs, to register, or for directions, contact the library of interest or check