Black History Month Events
at the Farmington Community Library
Arts League of Michigan
January 4 through February, 2012 in the Main Library
African American artwork will be on display at the Main Library, courtesy of the Arts League of Michigan.
Jacob Lawrence and the Legend of John Brown
January 16 through February 27, 2012 in the Main Library
A traveling exhibit from Wayne State University, Jacob Lawrence and the Legend of John Brown, will be on display at the Main Library, January 16–February 27, 2012.This traveling informational display includes digitized images of artwork by notable African American artist Jacob Lawrence, as well as descriptive text that explains and puts into art historical context, his important series The Legend of John Brown, a suite of 22 silkscreen prints. The original prints are owned by the Wayne State University Art Collection and reside on the 2nd floor of the David Adamany Undergraduate Library at Wayne State.
Spider Gets Around: Anansi Travel Tales
Wednesday, February 8 in the Main Library Auditorium at 10:30 a.m.
Storyteller Lois Sprengnether-Keel welcomes people of all ages to hear her stories about Anansi the Spider and his many traveling adventures.