Elk Grove Libraries Host Black History Month Programs

The Sacramento Public Library will present two culturally-rich programs at Elk Grove library locations in celebration of Black History Mo...

The Sacramento Public Library will present two culturally-rich programs at Elk Grove library locations in celebration of Black History Month during the month of February. The programs will be held at the Franklin Library and Elk Grove Blvd. branches.

The Black Kitchen – Cooking from Our Heritage (for adults)

Join a discussion about the rich culinary heritage and diverse recipe sources of the African American kitchen. Share your favorite recipes and create something delicious with ingredients supplied at the program. Saturday, February 2, at 2 p.m.: Franklin Library, 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove.

African American Inventors (for school-age kids)

Magician Forrest Barnes introduces African American inventors who have changed our lives with their remarkable inventions. Magic and illusions will be created using some of these inventions. Wednesday, February 20, at 3:30 p.m.: Elk Grove Library, 8900 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove.

Trade Bead Jewelry with artist Daphne Burgess (for adults)

Trade beads used to trade for goods and services have intricate designs and are found in a variety of colors. Learn about the different meanings and origins of the beads then paint designs on various wood beads to create unique jewelry. Wednesday, February 27, at 6 p.m.: Elk Grove Library, 8900 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove.

For details, please telephone (916) 264-2920 or visit www.saclibrary.org.

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