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february, 2020

sat29feb2:00 pm3:00 pmBlack History Month: Quilt Cards2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Montebello LibraryAudience:AdultsCategories:Art Activity,Black History Month

Time

(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Montebello Library

1550 W Beverly Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640
323.722.6551

Event Details

Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the Underground Railroad and Quilt Codes. It is believed secret codes and symbols were sewn into quilts and used as visual maps to assist fugitive slaves in their escape to freedom. You’ll create your own Log Cabin quilt design using colorful paper. Black History Month recognizes, celebrates, and honors the rich and diverse history and important contributions and achievements of African Americans, and is observed annually during the month of February.

For adults

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All LA County Library locations are closed until further notice. Get more information on available library resources and assistance for those affected by COVID-19.

Library staff will be unavailable on Monday, March 30 in observance of César Chávez Day.


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