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Empowering Books for Young Readers 12 Stories About Learning, Unity and Perseverance

By Conni Strittmatter, Children’s Librarian, Baltimore County Public Library In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month and the strides for justice made by those before us. In honor of these brave individuals, enjoy these tales of coming together, fighting for what you believe or maybe even just …

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Celebrating Innovation, Commemorating Black History Explore the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

Banneker re-enactor

  What do you know about Benjamin Banneker? Did you know he was an amazing mathematician, taught himself astronomy and later wrote numerous almanacs? Maybe you know he built the first known American clock and was a member of the surveying team that designed Washington, D.C.? All of these facts …

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