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American History

Jump Back in Time
Listen to America's Story: The founding of a new nation, the war that tore our country in two, the great war that shook the world, and the voyage to the moon.

African-Americans in History
See the vital role that African-Americans have played in shaping America's history and culture; from Booker T. Washington to Colin Powell.

African-American History
Explore current and past African American issues such as slavery, the million-man march, and discrimination.

PBS Way Back When
Remember when camping out of your car was a vacation, or when Miami Beach was an avocado farm? Neither do I, but some people do.

Not for Ourselves Alone
If you could write the Bill of Rights what would they be? See what other kids had to say. Also learn about the day in the life of an African-American, a Native American, an Irish Immigrant and more.

Upcoming Events
Story Hour Mar 27, 2018 10:30 AM (US/Eastern)
Senior Care of Michigan Mar 27, 2018 02:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Story Hour Apr 03, 2018 10:30 AM (US/Eastern)
Story Hour Apr 10, 2018 10:30 AM (US/Eastern)
Tobin T. Buhk Apr 12, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Story Hour Apr 17, 2018 10:30 AM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group Apr 18, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group May 16, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group Jun 20, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group Jul 18, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)