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Belle Glade Library Happenings for Haitian Heritage Month

BELLE GLADE — For the eighth consecutive year, the Palm Beach County Library System shares the beauty of the Haitian culture through the celebration of written word, art, music and dance. We invite you to enjoy cultural events offered throughout our library system in celebration of Haitian Heritage Month. Classes and events presented in English and Creole.

Belle Glade Branch
725 NW 4th St. • Phone: 561-996-3453

• Teen Book Discussion Friends ICON.jpg on Tuesday, May 16, at 10:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. “Untwine,” by Edwidge Danticat. Guest speaker: Lana St. Hilaire from the School District of PBC Multicultural Department. Copies are available at the children’s desk. For sixth grade and up. (60 min.) Preregister.

Interactive Storytelling Friends ICON.jpg on Wednesday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m. The Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater, Inc. presents “Dance-A-Story,” a performance of traditional Haitian tales with audience participation, drums, dance and rhymes. For all ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Tales & Riddles from Haiti Friends ICON.jpg on Saturday, May 20, at 1:30 p.m. Telling stories around the fire is an important part of Haitian culture. Join us for a series of oral Haitian wisdom, proverbs, jokes, riddles and stories. All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.