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Come on Down to Story Time!
Every Tuesday & Wednesday • 10:30am

Calling all babies, toddlers, & preschoolers to come to our Spring story times. You will hear great stories, learn fingerplays, bounce, hop and move to fun music, and make wonderful crafts. Spark a love of reading today! More...


African American History Month
Book Club

February 2-28 • Ages 4-17

Children and teens are invited to join us in celebrating African American leaders, authors, inventors, and more during the month of February. Read 3 books by or about an African American and receive a prize.
forms can be picked up from the Children’s desk.



Selma Lord Selma Movie Viewing
Thursday, Feb. 5 • 4:30pm • All ages

As part of its Black History Month celebration,
the DeSoto Public Library will show the movie “Selma, Lord, Selma,” a story set in 1965 when
a young girl is touched by a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and becomes a follower.

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Let Freedom Ring
Monday,  Feb. 9 • 5:00pm • Teens ages 13-18

As part of its Black History Month celebration,
teens are invited to participate in a drama written by Dennis Raveneau, Artistic Director of CrossOver Arts Theatre. “Let Freedom Ring” unites Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic speech with poetry by African American poets. This program is sponsored by the DeSoto Public Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB).


Story Time with Melody Bell
Friday, Feb. 20 • 4pm • All Ages

Enjoy an extra special story time with Melody Bell at the DeSoto Public Library. Experience hands-on drum circles, African storytelling and rhythmic singing. More...


Civil Rights History with John Handcox
Saturday, Feb. 21 • 3pm • All Ages

Join the library for an exciting history lesson
on a man renowned for his politically charged songs and poetry during the Civil Rights era. Mr. Handcox will speak about his grandfather, John Handcox, who was an influential songwriter, singer, and poet of the time. More...

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