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CCPL, Chesterfield County and Virginia State University proudly present a celebration of 30 years of Black History Month. Library locations across the county will host events throughout February.
View our event calendar for all Black History Month events. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each event.
I Have A Dream
The Virginia Repertory Theatre presents a compelling dramatization of the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Experience his struggle and his dream to lift our nation "from the quicksand of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood." For all ages.
The Magic of the Motherland: Myths and Folktales of Africa
Join storyteller Justin Leak in an interactive engaging experience of an ancient art form that has highlighted the diversity of cultures in Africa for centuries. For ages 6 and up.
A Sharecropper's Life
Join us in meeting author James McKnight, Jr. and genealogist Sahara Bowser, who will share the story of a local sharecropper, Willie Holliday, Sr. McKnight, who is Holliday's grandson, chronicles his grandfather's life in a book called "My Story of a Sharecropper's Life".
Take a Giant Leap