A selection of the films we will show during Black History Month
This February, join us for five film showings in honor of Black History Month. Come celebrate firsts, struggles, and the magic of fairy godmothers with special films selected by the Children's Library.
Every film will be shown at 2pm in the Louise Parker Berry Community Room unless noted.
Monday, February 16th: The Princess and the Frog (Rated G, 97 minutes, Ages K+)
Tuesday, February 17th: Selma Lord, Selma (NR, 94 minutes, Grades 3+)
Wednesday, February 18th: Rodger's and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Rated G, 88 minutes. Will be shown in the Mezzanine Conference Room, Ages K+)
Thursday, February 19th: The Color of Friendship (NR, 87 minutes. Recommended for ages 10 and up. It contains racial epithets)
Friday, February 20th: The Watsons Go to Birmingham (Rated PG, 86 minutes, Grades 3+)
Each film has a corresponding booklist as well as study guides and discussion starters.
Booklist for The Princess and the Frog
Booklist for Selma, Lord Selma
Booklist for Cinderella
Booklist for The Color of Friendship
Booklist for The Watsons Go To Birmingham