Celebrating Black History Month at Germantown Library


Celebrating Black History Month: Exhibit on Civil Rights Movement and African American Women at Germantown Library

In observance of Black History Month, the Germantown Library invites residents and visitors of all ages to view the “Making a Difference: African American Women and the Civil Rights Movement” exhibit that will be on display during  February.

The components of the exhibit feature photographic images and stories of African American Women who were instrumental in shaping the modern Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s to 1960s.

“Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is pleased to present this exhibit at the Germantown branch that will provide the community with a chance to learn more about the significant contributions that African American women made during the Civil Rights era in an interactive format,” said MCPL Director Parker Hamilton.

The exhibit may be seen throughout the building during the library’s hours: Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Germantown Library is located at 19840 Century Blvd.  Free parking is available.

For additional information about the exhibit or the library, call 240-777-0110.

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Contact: Susan F. Cohen, Head of Adult Services, Germantown Library, 301-637-2964

For Immediate Release: February 5, 2015