An Opening Reception for the traveling exhibit Telling A People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature will be held on February 1, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm at The Library Center (4653 S. Campbell Avenue). The Telling a People’s Story Exhibit follows the journey of African American People from Africa past to America present through children’s books. A highlight to the exhibit will be a speaking visit in March 2019 by best-selling children’s book illustrator AG Ford whose art work is featured in the exhibit. The exhibit showing is in celebration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Springfield African American Read-In. Telling a People’s Story will be on display at The Library Center from February 2019 thru March 2019 and on display at the Missouri State University, Meyer Library from April 2019 thru May 2019. The exhibit reception, which is free and open to a general public, will feature music, games, and prizes. Refreshments will be served.
Panels from the exhibit Telling a People’s Story