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Black history programs Feb. 17, Feb. 24 at Chinn Park and Potomac libraries

Prince William County Library System has several events going on for Black History Month

Here are a few of the highlights, and a link to all of the events:

Saturday, Feb.17 – Trickster Tales, presented by Barefoot Puppets at Chinn Park Regional Library at 11 a.m., is a high-energy, laugh-out-loud show that brings some of the Anansi the Spider traditional stories from West Africa to life. The event is first-come, first-served, for ages two and up until capacity is reached.

Saturday, Feb. 24 – Sisters of the Zeta Phi Beta chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Sorority will share stories from black history and books by African-American authors at Potomac Community Library at 1 p.m. The event is for all ages.

Saturday, Feb. 24 – Freedom Quilt Craft at Potomac Community Library at 2 p.m. for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Learn about quilt squares that were used to guide people on the Underground Railroad. Participants will make a couple of squares with paper quilting, to take home, along with ideas to add to their own quilt craft.

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