Events Calendar / February 16, 2021

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Yeti Storytime

Yeti Storytime
Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 11:00-11:30am (Ages 3+)
Join Miss Jill and Mr. Dana for a special winter themed Yeti storytime with a snack, and a craft! Registration required; kit available for pickup at the Main and McAuliffe branches with all your supplies and treat. Please register at https://tinyurl.com/YetiStorytime and schedule a time to pick up your kit.

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Book Discussion: Choose Any Modern Retelling of “Romeo & Juliet”

This February, join us for an unconventional book group discussion! Choose any modern retelling of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and we will discuss the books that were chosen.

Please email us for the Zoom link to join at framinghamlibrarybookgroups@gmail.com. Led by Jillian Holmberg. 

March 16th's title is The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson.

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The Evolution of Hip-Hop Politics: From Conscious Hip-Hop to Presidential Elections

GUEST SPEAKER: Bakari Kitwana

A contributor to the newly released anthology 400 Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 (edited by Dr. Ibram Kendi and Dr. Keisha Blain), hip-hop author and activist Bakari Kitwana will speak on his essay, “The Convergence of Civil Rights/ Black Power and Hip-Hop 1984-1989,” which documents the evolution of Black political thought from the Baby Boom generation to the Hip-Hop generation. Dr. Maytha Alhassen hosts the program.

Email framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com by 5pm on February 16 to register and receive the Zoom invitation.

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Online Poetry Workshop with Alan Feldman

PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY AND TIME.

Led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University

This class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. We begin with a discussion of a topic in poetry. Poets may discuss their work. If you are new to the group and would like to participate, please email FPLpoetryworkshop@gmail.com