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Harriet Tubman: In Her Own Words

with Janice the Griot

2024-03-26 14:00:00 2024-03-26 15:00:00 America/New_York Harriet Tubman: In Her Own Words Celebrate Women's History Month and Harriet Tubman's birthday at the Olney Library Olney Library -

Tuesday, March 26
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-26 14:00:00 2024-03-26 15:00:00 America/New_York Harriet Tubman: In Her Own Words Celebrate Women's History Month and Harriet Tubman's birthday at the Olney Library Olney Library -

Celebrate Women's History Month and Harriet Tubman's birthday at the Olney Library

March is Women's History Month and Harriet Tubman's Birth Month! (Tubman was born in 1822!) Join us for an afternoon of stories with special guest Janice the Griot, who will embody Harriet Tubman and tell us her story in "Harriet Tubman: In Her Own Words".

Janice Curits Green, aka Janice the Griot, is an accomplished storyteller, an American Griot. She has been telling African, African American and Multicultural stories for over 25 years. She is the President and Life Member of the National Association of Black Storytellers (NABS) and Life Member and Past President of the Griots’ Circle of Maryland, Inc. She is also a member of the National Storyteller’s Network and the Network of Biblical Storytellers International.

This program is generously funded by The Friends of the Library Montgomery County, Inc.

Looking for something to do? Take a look at these resources for kids using your library card. Don't have a card right now? No worries!  Find out how to Get a Library Card.

TumbleBooks - books that read themselves 

Kanopy Kids- videos and animated books

BookFlix - animated stories

Explora Educators, Explora Primary School - education resources

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten - sign up online today, and print out your child's reading log and your list of Early Literacy Moments

Questions about this program? Contact Olney Library at 240-773-9545

Library Program Attendance (both virtual and in the branch) is limited to participants within the suggested age range of the program. Children attending an MCPL program under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attending a program intended for children must have an accompanying child.

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

 

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