Sacramento Public Library hosts Black History Month programs throughout February

The Sacramento Public Library will present a variety of culturally-rich programs all through February in celebration of Black History Month.

library picSunday, February 16: 1 pm – 2:30 pm

Black History Month – Exploring Your African American Roots (for adults)

Who came before you? Karen Burney will use her 20+ years of genealogical experience to describe how to trace your ancestry. Learn how to recreate the lives of African American ancestors and document their contributions through various records in order to pass down their stories as a lasting legacy for present and future generations. Discover the excitement of reconnecting with your family’s heritage.

Wednesday, February 19: 6:30 pm – 8 pm

Black History Month – Here’s to the Ladies (for adults)

Here’s to the Ladies: Shirley, Nina, Blossom and Sarah. Jazz vocalist and recording artist Vivian Lee and her quartet will celebrate the divas of jazz – Shirley Horn, Nina Simone, Blossom Dearie and Sarah Vaughn. Hear the music of these African American women of the jazz world.

For details, call (916) 264-2920 or visit

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