Jan. 27, 2016 -- February activities at the Heights Libraries include Black History Month events, homework help and yoga for kids.
Black History Month Speech Series
Election season should be a time when we pay close attention to rhetoric. Celebrate Black History Month by going back to speeches by black activists who made a difference. Listen to original speeches and reenactments, build vocab by learning the meaning of words, and discuss tools used by speakers. The program takes place Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 4 p.m. at the Noble Neighborhood branch, 2800 Noble Road.
Celebrate the voices of African-American authors! Bring a short selection from an African-American writer to share, or be part of the audience and listen to members of the community read their favorites. Registration begins January 28 for readers. The program takes place Sunday, February 28, 2 p.m. at the Lee Road branch, 2345 Lee Road.
Homework Help and Reading Buddies
Need help with your homework or a class project? Want help with reading, or a buddy to read a book with you? The library can help, just drop on in! Grades K-5. The program takes place Thursdays, February 4, 11, 18 & 25, 4 p.m. at the Lee Road branch, 2345 Lee Road.
Certified Yoga instructor Jessica Markowitz will lead children, grades K-5, through a fun and encouraging yoga class! Exercises may include basic poses, games, partner work, and relaxation. The program takes place Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 3:30 p.m. at the Noble Neighborhood branch, 2800 Noble Road.