African-American Read-In

Sunday, February 16, 2020, 2 p.m.

Celebrate African-American literature in poetry, story, and song, performed by local luminaries in conjunction with the 30th Annual National African-American Read-In. This event is free and open to the public.

See highlights from the 2018 African American Read-In:

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Directions & Parking Information

The Orlando Public Library is located at 101 E. Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801.

Traveling East on I-4, take the South Street exit (82B), turn right on Central Blvd and the library will be on your left in 0.6 miles. Traveling West on I-4, take exit 84 for US-17/US-92, turn left onto US-17 N/US-92 E/W Colonial Dr, turn right onto N Orange Ave for 0.8 miles, then turn left onto E. Central Blvd and the library will be on your left.

Read more about the Orlando Public Library and parking. OCLS is not able to validate or reimburse parking.