African American Read-In

Sunday, February 28, 2021, 2 p.m.

Celebrate African American literature in poetry, story, and song, performed by local luminaries in conjunction with the 31st Annual National African American Read-In. This event is free and open to the public.

OCLS's 2021 African American Read-In is going virtual and will be broadcast to our YouTube and Facebook pages. Registration is not required, but you can register to receive reminder emails before the event.

See highlights from the 2018 African American Read-In:

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This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Opening keynote presentation sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.