Sunday, February 7, 2021


Celebrate with the Carrie Smiley Fortune Research Library

WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 1:30pm-3:00 pm 
Via Zoom 
Meeting ID: 928 3283 9997
Passcode: 975519

  • Lorraine Stone (WisdomKeeper) will read This is The Rope by Jacqueline Woodson 
  • Scarlett Perry, second grader at Gregory School of Long Branch will read Hair Love, winner of the Best Animated Short Film at the 2019 92nd Academy Awards by Matthew Cherry

In celebration of ##AAReadIn2021 & #BlackHistoryMonth2021 & #ReadAloudDay2021

We will also include a brief virtual tour to celebrate Take Your Child to the LibraryDay, hosted by Lynn Humphrey (BizEturtle). 

Come join Lynn (BizEturtle) as she hosts 
her friends and members of The Asbury Park Book Cooperative as they take part in the 

31st Annual African-American Read-In 

WHEN: Friday, February 19, 7pm-9pm
via Zoom

Readers include MC Commissioner Tom Arnone, AP Councilwoman Yvonne Clayton and Former Mayor of AP, Ed Johnson.

Registration Required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

Want to learn more about African-American Read-InJoin Lynn (BizEturtle) for the Elevenses Special Program presented by the Long Branch Library as she speaks of the 

National African-American Read-In Program

WHEN: Thursday, February 25, from 11am-12noon
WHERE: Via Zoom 
Meeting ID: 862 1796 4875
Passcode: 48482

#AAReadIn2021 #BlackHistoryMonth2021