The Warr Acres Library will be closed Mon, May 16 - Wed, May 25 for recarpeting.

The renovated Wright Library will reopen on Tu, May 24 at 9:30a.

Celebrate Black History Month with WHO WAS? WHO IS? (TAKE HOME KIT FOR KIDS 5-12)

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Event Description

WHO WAS Bob Marley? WHO IS Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson? WHO WERE the Tuskegee Airmen? WHAT WAS the Harlem Renaissance? Love the Who Was? series that brings history alive?! Pick your favorite Black History Month hero from our book list, check out a physical or virtual copy, and get reading! In your envelope, you will also find: a place to draw your hero and answer 3 questions about how they inspire you; a 10-Question BHM trivia game; a Stand Up For Your Rights crossword puzzle featuring seven activists; and four activity sheets with cool facts about Harriet Tubman, Muhammad Ali, George Washington Carver, and Jesse Owens.

This kit is limited to ONE per household. Duplicate registrations will be deleted. Kits can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, February 2nd, through Saturday, February 5th. Registered customers must pick up kits by Saturday at 5:00 PM or call the library at (405) 231-8650 to make alternate pick up arrangements, as any remaining kits will be made available to waitlisted customers on Sunday.


We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).