Black History Month

31st National African American Read-In

NCPL Presents the 31st National African American Read-In with Special Guest Community Readers.

The public is invited to attend and may participate by bringing a 1-2 minute reading from any material written by an African American. The 31st National African American Read-In is the Nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.

This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library and the Nassau County Public Library.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program should contact (904) 530-6500 or the Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8770 (v) or (800) 955-8771 (TDD) at least seventy-two (72) hours in advance to request such accommodations.

African American Read-in At Callahan Branch on February 28

African American Read-In

February 28th from 4:00 – 5:00 PM, Callahan Branch Library

The public is invited to attend and may participate by bringing a 1-2 minute reading from any material written by an African American. The 31st National African American Read-In is the Nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.

Recordings from the 2021 African American Read-In 2021

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Covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience, African-American History offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture. 

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