All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day.

The Library Center and Schweitzer Brentwood branch libraries will not have phone service Monday, May 29-Tuesday, May 30, due to maintenance. Please call (417) 865-1340 for assistance.

array
1
struct
ICON_URL /images/research/topics/books.gif
LABEL_ID 45
LABEL_NAME Books & Authors
LABEL_URL books.cfm

Related Resources

struct
ARTICLE
array
1
struct
ARTICLE_DATE February, 17 2010 00:01:00
ARTICLE_DATE_STR 20100217
ARTICLE_DESCRIPTION Area teens and adults will read classic and new African American poems and some original poems. Local musicians will accompany the readers and poets. The event will be Monday, February 22 from 7:30-9 p.m. in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.<br />
ARTICLE_ID 688
ARTICLE_STATUS published
ARTICLE_TEXT <p align="left">In 1990, the first <a href="http://www.ncte.org/action/aari/packetinfo">African American Read-In</a> was sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English.&nbsp; In 1991, the National Council of Teachers of English joined in the&nbsp; sponsorship.&nbsp; The Read-In has been endorsed by the International Reading Association.&nbsp; Over a million readers of all ethnic groups, from 49 states, the West Indies and African countries have participated to date.</p> <p align="left">Interested in reading or listening to some of these great writers ?&nbsp; Try these links:</p> <p align="left"><a href="http://coolcat.org/search~S1/?searchtype=X&amp;searcharg=african+american+poetry&amp;searchscope=1&amp;sortdropdown=-&amp;SORT=D&amp;extended=0&amp;SUBMIT=Search&amp;searchlimits=&amp;searchorigarg=dafrican+american+poetry">Library Catalog</a></p> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.poets.org/">Poet's.org</a></p> <p align="left"><a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/learning/poetics-essay.html?id=237860">200 Years of Black American Poetry</a></p> <p align="left"><br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p align="left">&nbsp;</p>
ARTICLE_TITLE "The Rhythm is Keeping Us Alive: Celebrating African American Poetry"
ARTICLE_TYPE_ID 1
ARTICLE_TYPE_NAME Article
ARTICLE_YEAR_MONTH_STR 201002
NEW_USERID 6
PAGENAME article.cfm
USERFNAME Lynn
USERID 7
USERNAME undefined
USER_FNAME Lynn
USER_LOGIN lynnc
COMMENTS
array [empty]
LABELS
array
1
struct
ARTICLE_ID 688
GROUPDIR research
GROUP_ID 83
GROUP_NAME Research
ICON_URL /images/research/topics/books.gif
LABEL_ID 45
LABEL_NAME Books & Authors
LABEL_URL books.cfm
LINKS
array [empty]
Books & Authors

"The Rhythm is Keeping Us Alive: Celebrating African American Poetry"

In 1990, the first African American Read-In was sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English.  In 1991, the National Council of Teachers of English joined in the  sponsorship.  The Read-In has been endorsed by the International Reading Association.  Over a million readers of all ethnic groups, from 49 states, the West Indies and African countries have participated to date.

Interested in reading or listening to some of these great writers ?  Try these links:

Library Catalog

Poet's.org

200 Years of Black American Poetry


 
 

 

 

 


Find this article at

Free wi-fi

Friends of the library

The Library Foundation

Bookmark and Share

Sign up for the newsletter

© Springfield-Greene County Library District