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Black was the ink

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Michelle Coles: Game & Author Event (Zoom & Watch Party)

Reconstruction Era History: author of Black Was the Ink

2024-06-01 13:00:00 2024-06-01 15:00:00 America/New_York Michelle Coles: Game & Author Event (Zoom & Watch Party) Join us at 1pm, from home or any library location, for a journey into Reconstruction Era Black History! Delve into this pivotal period with prizes for the Kahoot challenge! 2pm brings an electrifying conversation with author/civil rights champion, Michelle Coles! Her book bridges the gap between the Civil War era & the present and ignites understanding about our history's enduring relevance. Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1

Saturday, June 01
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-01 13:00:00 2024-06-01 15:00:00 America/New_York Michelle Coles: Game & Author Event (Zoom & Watch Party) Join us at 1pm, from home or any library location, for a journey into Reconstruction Era Black History! Delve into this pivotal period with prizes for the Kahoot challenge! 2pm brings an electrifying conversation with author/civil rights champion, Michelle Coles! Her book bridges the gap between the Civil War era & the present and ignites understanding about our history's enduring relevance. Virtual Branch - Zoom Rm 1

Virtual Branch

Zoom Rm 1

Join us at 1pm, from home or any library location, for a journey into Reconstruction Era Black History! Delve into this pivotal period with prizes for the Kahoot challenge! 2pm brings an electrifying conversation with author/civil rights champion, Michelle Coles! Her book bridges the gap between the Civil War era & the present and ignites understanding about our history's enduring relevance.

Even if you're attending in person, please register with the button "Register to attend online" and answer the question about where you will be attending! 

  • If attending in person, bring a smart phone or tablet to join the Kahoot fun and be able to interact with Ms. Coles on Zoom.  
  • If attending online, try to join via computer and have a smartphone or tablet as a 2nd device to join the fun!  It can be hard to switch back and forth between Kahoot and Zoom.

Meet the Award-Winning Author of Black was the Ink

MichelleColes Michelle Coles is an award-winning young adult novelist, former civil rights attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, and public speaker. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a first of its kind in the United States. She is a proud alumna of Howard University School of Law, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class, and the University of Virginia. Her goal in writing is to empower young people by educating them about history and giving them the tools to shape their own destiny. She lives in Maryland with her family. Her debut young adult historical fiction novel, Black Was the Ink, was published with Tu Books, an imprint of Lee and Low Books, on November 2, 2021. Black Was the Ink received numerous awards including the 2022 Grateful American Book Prize, a 2022 Skipping Stone Award, a 2023 In the Margins Award, and the 2019 New Visions Award Honor.

In partnership with Concerned Black Women, Calvert County NAACP,  Calvert County Public Schools and Howard County Public Library System:

AGE GROUP: | Teen | Senior | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Games/Gaming | Edu-tainment | Book Events/Discussion |

TAGS: | EDI | author | Adults |

Virtual Branch

craines@calvertlibrary.info
Phone: (410) 535-0291

Hours
We're closed Saturday May 25 due to Holiday
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 Closed
(Holiday)
Sun, May 26 Closed

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Upcoming events

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Solomons, MD
Join us, either on Zoom or in person at No Thyme to Cook, to discuss and digest a culinary novel. This month we're reading "The Hundred-Foot Journey" by Richard Morais. Register to sign up for a free ticket to attend virtually.
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Sat, May 25, All day
All Calvert Library locations closed. Downloadable and streaming materials and services available 24/7.

Mon, May 27, All day
All Calvert Library locations closed. Downloadable and streaming materials and services available 24/7.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Rm 1
Join us at 1pm, from home or any library location, for a journey into Reconstruction Era Black History! Delve into this pivotal period with prizes for the Kahoot challenge! 2pm brings an electrifying conversation with author/civil rights champion, Michelle Coles! Her book bridges the gap between the Civil War era & the present and ignites understanding about our history's enduring relevance.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Looking for a writers' group? All writers and would-be writers are welcome to come for critique & camaraderie.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Come have fun with D&D, a role playing game for adults of all experience levels. Please register.

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Have you always longed to drink beer and talk detective books with a librarian? Pints and Private Eyes is a book group for fans of noir, detective and crime fiction. We are currently meeting online on the first Thursday of the month from 7 - 8pm. Register for the link!

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom Rm 3
Book discussion about The Nigerwife by Vanessa Walters

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
En este foro abierto, los residentes de la comunidad tendrán la oportunidad de hacer preguntas sobre los beneficios del Seguro Social.
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Wed, Jun 19, All day
All Calvert Library locations closed. Downloadable and streaming materials and services available 24/7.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Zoom Rm 2
Come have fun with D&D, a role playing game for adults of all experience levels. Please register.