Celebrate Kwanzaa with the Library

Kwanzaa

You are invited to learn about and celebrate Kwanzaa at the Library. Kwanzaa is a non-religious African American holiday which celebrates family, community and culture. It is celebrated for seven days: December 26 - January 1.

Join us for Kwanzaa programs featuring performers and light refreshments:

Tuesday, December 27, 2 p.m. - Kujichagulia
Ford-Warren Branch Library

Wednesday, December 28, 2 p.m. - Ujima
Pauline-Robinson Branch Library

Wednesday, December 28, 6:30 p.m. - Ujima
Green Valley Ranch Branch

Thursday, December 29, 2 p.m. - Ujamaa
Byers Branch Library

Saturday, December 31, 1 p.m. -Kuumba
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

Each day of Kwanzaa is dedicated to one of these principles:

  • Umoja - Unity
  • Kujichagulia - Self-Determination
  • Ujima - Collective Work and Responsibility
  • Ujamaa - Cooperative Economics
  • Nia - Purpose
  • Kuumba - Creativity
  • Imani - Faith

Browse our catalog for Kwanzaa books, movies and music.
 

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