African American Read-In

2020 African American Read In Flyer

Join us on February 15 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for our 2nd annual African American Read-In. During this event, we will have storytellers, history, and a poetry contest. 

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00 AM: Introductions
  • 10:15 AM: Muffins & Juice
  • 10:30 AM: Story Reading
  • 11:00 AM: Individual Reading
  • 12:00 PM: History Lessons & Snacks
  • 1:00 PM: Poetry Contest
  • 2:45 PM: Awards



Poetry Contest

This year, we are hosting a poetry contest as part of our Annual African American Read-In. The three categories for this competition are Elementary School, Middle School, and High School. 

For a list of poems available to recite, please click HERE

To sign up for the contest, please click HERE

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