The St. Helena Branch Library is bringing "Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle" in partnership with South Carolina State University and Penn Center, with financial support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The film screenings, presentations, and discussions are free. Visit the "Created Equal" webpages for details www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/created-equal.
Watch the film at Penn Center then come to the library in the evening for a discussion about love and to hear stories from members of the community who will share their stories. Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 11 AM (film only – Penn Center) and 6 PM (Presentation & Discussion-St Helena Branch Library) St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena Island, SC 29920
De Gullah/Geechee an Reconstruction
Join Queen Quet for a discussion of a documentary covering the lives of the Gullah Geechee during Reconstruction. Saturday, February, 15th, 2014 from 12:00-4:00 PM St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena Island, SC 29920
Slavery By Another Name
Watch the movie at Penn Center then join the community to meet Tonya Groomes, who is featured in this documentary and hear how she found her roots and contributed to this film. Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 11 AM (Film only – Penn Center) & 6 PM (Discussion and Meet Tonya Groomes – St Helena Branch Library).