Yonkers, N.Y. (Jan. 2019) – The Yonkers Riverfront Library will kick off Black History Month with the Music of MOTOWN Concert, featuring Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul on Saturday, February 8, at 2:00 pm in the Riverfront Auditorium.
The Grinton I. Will Branch will be hosting a traditional West African drumming circle for all ages on Saturday, February 15, at 12:00 pm in the Pincus Auditorium.
At the Crestwood Branch participate in the Freedom Paper Quilt presented by Sumie Hernandez-Moss on Sunday, February 16, from 2:00-4:00 pm. Listen to a reading of The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom by Betty Stroud, a powerful story of a girl and her father escaping slavery to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The designs on the freedom quilts were said to have secret messages, helping to guide and protect the slaves on their way to freedom.
About Yonkers Public Library
The Riverfront Library is located at One Larkin Center and is handicapped accessible. Parking is available at the nearby Buena Vista Parking Garage and the Warburton Garage. There is also limited metered street parking.
The Grinton I. Will Branch is located at 1500 Central Avenue and is handicapped accessible. Parking is available in the free library parking lot. There is also limited metered street parking.
The Crestwood Branch is located at 16 Thompson St. and is not handicapped accessible. There is free street parking available along Thompson St. and Chittenden Ave.
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