Black History Month @ the Mount Laurel Library
February 1 - February 28

   Black History Month Reading Contest   
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Southern Burlington County NAACP and Mount Laurel Library are pleased to announce The Second Annual Black History Month Reading Contest, a literacy initiative that celebrates the rich heritage, contributions, and accomplishments of African Americans.

Children in grades K-4 are invited to participate in our Black History Month Reading Contest. Simply read any book written by an African American author or about Black history or culture. Each book read will count as an entry to win a grand prize raffle drawing! Read more books and increase your chances to win big.

All participants will receive a Reading Certificate and bookmark. One lucky Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected to receive a Kindle Fire loaded with a selected ebook, courtesy of Southern Burlington County NAACP.

During February, track your books on the Library’s website or pick-up a paper reading log. A valid Mount Laurel Library card is required to participate. The contest runs from Saturday, February 1 - Friday, February 28. The grand prize winner will be announced on Tuesday, March 4.
This is an awe inspiring book about Ryan Howard . His slug inspires us to keep working hard to make our dreams come true!
Books unfolds how a small poor polish girl became one of the most important scientist and won 2 Nobel prizes for her discovery of the Elements Radium and Polonium
A gifted inspiring leader who fought for the rights of African American people and his vision for their future .
This book tells us that singing was Maria's passion and she had gift of musical voice which was recognised at a very early age. Roland Hayes , who was the first African American to achieve international success was her hero
A leader in the entertainment industry who grew up in rural farm land and who is considered as a woman with wings .