Library Branches out on Black History Month Year-Round Program to Include Seminars, Theater, Art, Music

By Yvonne Samuel Of The Post-Dispatch | St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), January 24, 1997 | Go to article overview

Library Branches out on Black History Month Year-Round Program to Include Seminars, Theater, Art, Music


Yvonne Samuel Of The Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


A month isn't enough.

The St. Louis Public Library is launching a program that will expand its traditional Black History Month into a cyear-round series of educational programs, seminars and activities celebrating African-American culture.

"African-Americans say they want year-round programming," Glen Holt, executive director of the library, said Thursday. The library's answer is a 12-month program called "New Dimensions in the African-American Experience." It will include presentations on how A frican-American women can overcome obstacles in their careers, job-hunting seminars, round table discussions on topics ranging from how to set up a technology center at home to how to start a small business, theater workshops, art exhibits and programs on traditional African and African-American music. Kathryn Nelson, president of the library's board of directors, said: "It's exciting to be able to stand up and say there is something new under the sun. This Black History program is not a feel-good thing for those of us who happen to be African-Americans, but it is a needed program for the St. Louis Public Library system." "New Dimensions" sponsors include the Greater St. Louis Urban League, Better Family Life Inc., Missouri Black Expo, the African Arts Festival, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, the African-American Literacy Expo and KFUO-FM Classic 99 radio. The project is funded with a $50,000 grant from the Anheuser-Busch Foundation. Malik Ahmed, president of Better Family Life, said: "We are pleased to partnership with the St. …

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