What's Up at the Library?
Location: Hendrickson Room
Members of the group envision a world where individuals, families and communities take pride in their cultural heritage while appreciating the cultural expression of others. Their mission is to preserve, promote and share the rich cultural heritage of Africa and Africans using drums, music, dance, food, languages and other arts.
Bi-Okoto currently tour and perform in 48 states in the US. The artists have also toured internationally representing Nigeria in South Korea's Youth Festival; Presidential welcomes in Italy, Germany, Bulgaria and France; and was selected by the United States Armed Forces Entertainment for five-week military tours in the United Kingdom, Norway, The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium where seven artists performed for troops on American and United Nation bases, in honor of Black History Month from 2003-2005.
Sunday, October 25
No electronic devices (e.g., scanners, laptops, cell phones, etc.) will be allowed at the sales.
No bills over $20 will be accepted. Checks will be accepted.
Book sales take place four times per year in the Hendrickson Meeting Room on the library's second level and in the Cardinal Room on the first level for children's books.
For teens grades 7-12.
Presenter: Bob Podgorski
Cristina earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She currently teaches at Northwestern University.