Every year, hundreds of celebrations of the African American Read-In take place across the country and around the world. These events feature the texts, talks, and discussions by and about African American authors and serve as a way to recognize and amplify their work. 

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Pontiac Middle School African American Read-In

February 20, 2019

Pontiac Middle School will be hosting our annual read-in on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  During our event, teachers will bring their students to our school library media center throughout the day and read several selections by African American authors.  Each student will receive a commemorative bookmark to celebrate the event.


February 20, 2019