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Black History Month: Family Craft Sundays

Sun Feb 25
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hillsdale Library

Join us every Sunday in February for Black History Month Arts and Crafts. There will be fun for the whole family while we celebrate African American artists and artwork. A different creative activity will be available each Sunday from 12:00-4:00 pm.

Black History Month: Family Craft Sundays

Sun Feb 18
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hillsdale Library

Join us every Sunday in February for Black History Month Arts and Crafts. There will be fun for the whole family while we celebrate African American artists and artwork. A different creative activity will be available each Sunday from 12:00-4:00 pm.

Black History Month: Family Craft Sundays

Sun Feb 11
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hillsdale Library

Join us every Sunday in February for Black History Month Arts and Crafts. There will be fun for the whole family while we celebrate African American artists and artwork. A different creative activity will be available each Sunday from 12:00-4:00 pm.

Recognizing and honoring Black History Month

PORTLAND, Ore. — February 1, 2024 — Multnomah County Library invites the community to join in celebrating and honoring Black History Month. Visit a library location through February 29 to learn about events, book displays and activities.

Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate influential people, events and actions contributing to Black History in the United States. Each year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History selects a theme for Black History Month to focus the attention on one specific aspect of the Black experience.

Black History Month: Black Family Storytime

Wed Feb 28
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Gresham Library

Join us for a special Black Family Storytime celebrating African American heritage, art and culture! Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members), will have fun with books and stories, songs, a craft, and movement activities in a positive and affirming environment.

Black History Month: Black Family Storytime

Sun Feb 11
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
St. Johns Library

Join us for a special Black Family Storytime celebrating African American heritage, art and culture! Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members), will have fun with books and stories, songs, a craft, and movement activities in a positive and affirming environment.

Making Black history now

The library’s Black Cultural Library Advocates (BCLA) are staff members focused on strengthening the connection between the Black community and Multnomah County Library.

AANHPI Heritage Month: Craft Sundays

Sun May 5
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library

Join us at Capitol Hill Library for a fun and enjoyable afternoon of crafting for all ages. We will celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture and achievements through art. Supplies will be provided for a different art project hosted on the first three Sundays in May (May 5, 12 & 19) from 12:30-4:30 pm.

AANHPI Heritage Month: Craft Sundays

Sun May 12
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library

Join us at Capitol Hill Library for a fun and enjoyable afternoon of crafting for all ages. We will celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture and achievements through art. Supplies will be provided for a different art project hosted on the first three Sundays in May (May 5, 12 & 19) from 12:30-4:30 pm.

AANHPI Heritage Month: Craft Sundays

Sun May 19
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library

Join us at Capitol Hill Library for a fun and enjoyable afternoon of crafting for all ages. We will celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture and achievements through art. Supplies will be provided for a different art project hosted on the first three Sundays in May (May 5, 12 & 19) from 12:30-4:30 pm.

Black History Month: Black Family Storytime

Sat Feb 24
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hollywood Library

The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with their favorite adult/family members). Have fun with books and stories, songs, and movement activities in a positive and affirming environment. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten.

Attendance is limited and free tickets are available 15 minutes before storytime.

Multnomah County Library storytimes are supported by gifts made to The Library Foundation.

Local & family history

Dig into the past with resources at the library. Librarians can get you started as you research the history of your family, house or local community.

Discover Black history through newspapers

Black-owned newspapers date back to before the Civil War. Even after Black people began publishing newspapers, there were areas of the country where people still communicated in secret to avoid violence and suspicion. In much of the country, Black people, especially enslaved Black people, lived under governments that made it illegal for them to read or write. 

Black History Month: Stones, Bones & Black-Eyed Peas Pt2

Tue Feb 27
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Troutdale Library

Join chef and owner of Finer Things Events and Catering, Michelle Guinn, along with her daughter, Sable Askew and take a trip back into history. Enjoy a cooking demonstration using traditional foods and recipes created by African American women chefs from the mid-1800s through to today. 

Part 1 at Woodstock Library: Edna Lewis inspired spiced shortbread, Leah Chase inspired creole chicken soup and spiced African Red Bush tea. (2/18/24)

Part 2 at Troutdale Library: “Soul Charcuterie” with tasty bites like chow chow, deviled eggs, pickled peppers, candied pecans, black eyed peas hummus, cucumber salad, pickled okra. (2/27/24)

Feel free to bring any family cookbooks or recipes to show and tell!

Registration opens February 4th.

This event is funded in part, by The Library Foundation.

Black History Month: Hip-Hop, History, Art, and Activism

Sat Feb 17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rockwood Library

Join us for a special performance and discussion led by Mic Crenshaw, and Toni Hill as they share stories about their involvement in art, culture, and social impact movements through hip-hop. This Black History music event will feature storytelling, spoken word, and Q&A.

Mic Crenshaw is a world-class spoken word artist and emcee who has toured extensively in Africa, the U.S and Europe. 

Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Black History Month: Stones, Bones & Black-Eyed Peas Pt1

Sun Feb 18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Woodstock Library

Join chef and owner of Finer Things Events and Catering, Michelle Guinn, along with her daughter, Sable Askew and take a trip back into history. Enjoy a cooking demonstration using traditional foods and recipes created by African American women chefs from the mid-1800s through to today. 

Part 1 at Woodstock Library: Chef Edna Lewis inspired spiced shortbread, Chef Leah Chase inspired creole chicken soup and spiced African Red Bush tea. (2/18/24)

Part 2 at Troutdale Library: “Soul Charcuterie” with tasty bites like chow chow, deviled eggs, pickled peppers, candied pecans, black eyed peas hummus, cucumber salad, pickled okra. (2/27/24)

Feel free to bring any family cookbooks or recipes to show and tell!

Registration opens January 28th.

Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Black History Month: African Storytelling

Sat Feb 24
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Capitol Hill Library

Join Habiba, a native of Ghana, in learning stories about African history. Habiba offers an interactive, multicultural performance with authentic West African costume, spiced with singing and movement.

Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Black History Month: African Storytelling

Sat Feb 17
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

Join Habiba, a native of Ghana, in learning stories about African history. Habiba offers an interactive, multicultural performance with authentic West African costume, spiced with singing and movement.

 Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.

Black History Month: Gumbo

Tue Feb 20
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
St. Johns Library

Join us for a Kanopy film screening of "Gumbo", directed by Ken Burns. Jazz is born in the unique musical and social cauldron of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century, emerging from such genres as ragtime, marching bands, work songs, spirituals, European classical music, funeral parade music and the blues.

First come, first served.

Black History Month: Paint with He(ART)

Tue Feb 27
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hollywood Library

Explore paintings that highlight the diversity of Black people with an emphasis on our self-love, our Black relationships with each other, and our Black woman empowerment. This is a live painting class with all materials provided.

Black History Month: Honoring Black Heritage Through Art

Sat Feb 24
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gresham Library

Explore various techniques used by African/Black artists, while incorporating your own style!

 Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.