Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

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Thu, June 2
@ 6:30 PM
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies
Filmmakers discuss documentaries on the Black and Latinx liberation struggles: The Sun Rises in the East and Takeover: How We Occupied a Hospital and Changed Public Health Care. VIRTUAL PROGRAM | This month our Conversations in Black Freedom Studies series turns to the visual medium of film to explore two new documentaries on the Black and Latinx liberation struggles. Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy Giwa will join us to discuss their film The Sun Rises in the East, which explores the history a…
OnlineAdults
Thu, June 9
@ 9 AM
Center for Educators & Schools
Join us this Chancellor’s Day at the Schomburg Center as we share resources to support teaching inspired by the Juneteenth Holiday. The program will begin with a conversation with award-winning journalist and creator of The 1619 Project, Nikole Hannah-Jones. Throughout the day, participants will learn about new K-12 curricula based on the library’s collections, a new DOE Black Studies Curriculum, hands-on practice with databases, poetry-making, books for all ages, and other teaching resources in…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeachers
Sat, June 11
@ 11 AM
Join this annual multimedia showcase presented by teens at the Schomburg Center's Junior Scholars Program. About This Event | Lift Every Voice is a multimedia project that reflects the Junior Scholars' yearlong exploration of African diasporic history, politics, literature, and art. This year’s program will be filled with youth-led projects in music, video production, theater, spoken word, visual arts, and radio journalism. Join the Schomburg Center’s Junior Scholars Program for our 20th Annua…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

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Book Lovers
Sat, June 18
@ 10:30 AM
Schomburg Center Literary Festival
Free Harlem literary festival featuring some of the most talented writers of African descent and influential figures in culture today. IN-PERSON | The Schomburg Center Literary Festival: Reading the African Diaspora celebrates authors of African descent and champions literacy and books across genres to amplify Black history and culture. Festival programming features some of the most talented writers and influential figures in culture today. The festival is built on the foundation created by…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults