Celebrate Black History Month with the Ferguson Library - Stamford Moms

The Ferguson Library is celebrating Black History Month with several virtual events for children and families this month!

Scroll down for a list of options including music, storytimes and more to get everyone involved.


Classical Guitar Performance
Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 via Zoom
Enjoy an evening of beautiful music with Marc Mathelier, an internationally-acclaimed classical guitarist.
No registration required. Join the Zoom meeting at the scheduled time.

Community Storytellers & Poets
Saturday, February 27 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Inviting novice and professional poets and storytellers to share stories and poems based on family and community. All ages.
Registration required. Register. Zoom meeting details will be provided in registration confirmation.


Budding Bookworms
Tuesdays in February via SE Branch Instagram
Storytime for ages 18 months to 4 years. New content every week.
Watch on the South End Branch Instagram at the scheduled time.

Kids’ Book Discussion 

Tuesday, February 16, 7 to 7:50 p.m. via Zoom
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson. Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother. When she finds a letter addressed to her grandmother offering clues to a tragedy and a mysterious fortune, Candice teams up with her neighbor Brandon to piece together the mystery of the injustice that happened decades earlier. Grades 4 to 6. Registration required.
RegisterZoom details will be provided to all registrants in the confirmation email.

Family Storytime: Make Reading Part of Your Black History Celebration

Saturday, February 20 at 11 a.m. via Zoom
Story and arts and crafts. No registration required.
Join the Zoom meeting at the scheduled time.

Check out the book and art display and a series of programs for children and adults.

Delve into Black history with the Ferguson Library database, Black Freedom Struggle in the United States. This resource provides primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.
You can find Black Freedom Struggle in the United States under A to Z databases, on the Research page of the Ferguson Library website.

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