Two key events scheduled are a public reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail – commemorating the 50th Anniversary – at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday (April 15), and an Open House on Thursday (April 18) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Xavier’s Art Gallery and Library.
Library tours and database training with compliment the event schedule, which includes:
Monday April 15
Book Read Out, Jim Thiebaud
Restavec: From Haitian Slave Child to Middle-Class American
Library 400F 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday April 16
50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Letter from Birmingham Jail
Public Reading by Library faculty/staff
Library 400F 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Wednesday April 17
Lavon Williams, Head of Special Collections New Orleans Main Public Library Book Read Out and Inaugural Book Club collaboration Michele Woods
Library 1st Floor 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Book Read Out Marilyn Lee and Michele Woods
My Story, My Song: Mother-Daughter Reflections on Life and Faith by Lucimarian Roberts with reflections by Robin Roberts
Library 400F 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Thursday April 18
Library Open House
Library & Art Gallery 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Program 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Alice Roy, Prayer , Phyllis Calvin, Poetry Reading, Dr. Mark Gstohl “Free Libraries”, Reading Passage Irwin Lachoff, Centennial James A. Michener, Michele Woods, Poetry Reading
Friday April 19
National Library Week Closing event Cultural and Literary Evening featuring Book Read Out with Sandra Monroe and Karma Williams Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation, plus poetry, spoken word, and music
Art Gallery 12:45 to 3:45 p.m.