november, 2020

This is a repeating event

19nov7:00 pm8:00 pmConversations Matter: Race in America

Event Details


The Abington Community Library is proud to debut a new, ongoing program series surrounding the topic of race in America. Three conversations hosted by Dr. Lia Richards-Palmiter will explore the Black Lives Matter movement as well as racism in America and in our region. Additionally, three book discussions hosted by library staff will work in conjunction to illustrate these issues in literature and real-life. Copies of the books will be provided for participants to keep upon registration. All programs will occur virtually. For adults. Email to register.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7 to 8 PM – Introduction and Open Forum

Thursday, Dec. 17, 7 to 8 PM –If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 to 8 PM – Guided Discussion and Open Forum

Thursday, Feb. 18, 7 to 8 PM – The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

Thursday, Mar. 18, 7 to 8 PM – Guided Discussion and Open Forum

Thursday, Apr. 15, 7 to 8 PM – Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Funding has been provided by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.



(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Abington Community Library

1200 West Grove Street