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The Blair-Caldwell 10th Anniversary Kick-off

The Blair-Caldwell 10th Anniversary Kick-off
The Blair-Caldwell 10th Anniversary Kick-off

The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is getting ready to celebrate its 10th Anniversary in 2013!

The Library will partner with area organizations to create engaging interactive displays and educational programs inspiring higher community involvement and education throughout 2013.

Don't miss Seldom Screened Cinema 2011: The Stony Road

Don't miss Seldom Screened Cinema 2011: The Stony Road

Blair-Caldwell Library is proud to announce our 2nd annual Fall film series, screening feature films and documentaries that highlight different aspects of the Civil Rights Movement.

Join us on Monday nights from October 17th through December 12th to delve into the stories, challenges and triumphs of individuals and groups involved in the Civil Rights Movement.  Discover m

One more week to visit "The Water Brought Us" Gullah Geechee Exhibit

A woman weaves a traditional sweet grass basket
One more week to visit "The Water Brought Us" Gullah Geechee Exhibit

Learn about this fascinating culture and part of the country in the Cousins Gallery on level 3

The Gullah Geechee are a unique group of African Americans from South Carolina and Georgia in the southeastern United States.