Black History Month at #GCPL
Join Gwinnett County Public Library in celebration of Black History Month!

All throughout February we'll be hosting programs to educate, inform, and celebrate. Learn about some of the countless achievements and contributions of African Americans throughout history and today. Celebrate cultural diversity with culinary programs, crafts, book discussions, and more. 

Visit our YouTube channel for Black History Month virtual programs. 

Browse our catalog for works by some of the most influential African American authors of our time, as well as books about civil rights and racism for adults, teens, and children.

Check out our digital resources collection to learn about history, civil rights, African American genealogy, and more.  
Our YouTube channel is your stop for all of GCPL’s virtual programs! You’ll find programs for all ages on a variety of topics and interests. Don’t forget to subscribe and turn on notifications so you never miss a video!
Book virtual one-on-one help sessions with a staff member to receive personalized assistance with a variety of topics including early childhood education, digital resources, technology questions, and more: Book-a- Librarian or Book-a-Children’s Librarian.
Students can get one-on-one tutoring in any math, science, social studies and English subject. covers 40 subjects including AP courses. Free with your library card!
Featured Programs

Join us for an educational program to encourage children to enjoy the art of cooking while learning about diverse cultures and making a tasty South African treat!

Learn about the person who started the GreenBelt Movement to promote the planting of trees so that the community could grow.

For teens & adults. Join us for a live screening and discussion of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Based on a true story about a boy who saves his town from famine by constructing a windmill to provide water and electricity.

For teens & adults. Learn about the High Museum of Art's extensive Civil Rights Photography Collection, and artist Dawoud Bey's current exhibition with the museum's Curator of Photography, Sarah Kennel.

Learn about culturally delicious Soul Food dishes, find out where they came from, and discover how you can make them on your own! 

This program will highlight 4 women who played a pivotal role in the Civil rights Movement.
Visit our calendar and YouTube channel at the links below
to see all of our virtual programs, available for viewing 24/7
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