African American Read-In - NCTE

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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African American Read-In

February 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

You are invited to join the Enoch Pratt Free Library as we celebrate African American Literature through our African American Read-In virtual event.

The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.

We invite you to share a favorite passage from a book by an African American author. Bring the family–this event is for all ages!

Dial-In Information

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/93029602207?pwd=d0hOK3d6ZUhabVRiWlpFcVE2Y3hLUT09
Passcode: 051857

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You are invited to join the Enoch Pratt Free Library as we celebrate African American Literature through our African American Read-In virtual event.

The National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.

We invite you to share a favorite passage from a book by an African American author. Bring the family–this event is for all ages!

Dial-In Information

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/93029602207?pwd=d0hOK3d6ZUhabVRiWlpFcVE2Y3hLUT09
Passcode: 051857
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Webinar ID: 930 2960 2207
Passcode: 051857
International numbers available: https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/u/ad5ILAd3gV

The presentation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page.

ntation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page.

Details

Date:
February 1, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/african_american_read-in_5523#.YBgasehKhPY

Venue

Enoch Pratt Free Library – Virtual
400 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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Website:
www.prattlibrary.org