February Monthly Highlights: Black History Month & Blind Date with a Book
Black History Month
In observance of Black History Month, the library staff will host, Memories of the Past: a Retrospect of the African American Community in Pasquotank County.
Memories in the Sand - a traveling exhibit from the Museum of the Albemarle that features African American beaches during segregation. Visit the library's community room every Thursday in the month of February to view this informative exhibit.
Memories of Legendary African American Schools - the library presents Memories of Legendary African American Schools in Pasquotank County. Pasquotank County was home to ten (10) community schools during the 1920's until the end of segregation. Visit the library during the week of February 22nd to pick up a copy of a fascinating brochure on the history of these legendary schools.
Memories of African American Ancestors - a seminar on African American genealogy research will be held in the library's community room on February 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM.
Blind Date with a Book
Tired of the same old relationship? In search of something new and exciting? How about a blind date with a book? Stop by the library and check out a specially wrapped book from our display. Take it home, unwrap it, read it, and enjoy. If you don't like the book, simple return it to the library, its feelings won't be hurt.
After reading the book, write a brief review using the review form inside the book. Submit your completed book review to the Circulation Desk by February 29, 2016 to be entered in a drawing to win a mystery gift. The drawing is for Pasquotank County Library cardholders only. The winners will be chosen March 4, 2016.
February 6, 2016 - Blind Date with a Book Sale
The Friends of the Library will have a Blind Date with a Book sale in the community room. You may purchase a mystery bag of books for only $2.00. 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
February 9, 2016 - Friends of the Library Meeting - 12:00 PM
February 9, 2016 - Adult Book Club