Join us as we read So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. There will be additional programs centered around the themes of the book, all free and open to the public.
Family Story Time (Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00am)
A story time for families featuring diverse books and tips for finding stories that are representative and inclusive.
Screening of “Get Out” at Way Public Library (Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:00pm)
Join us at Way Library on May 14th at 6 pm as we watch Jordan Peele’s critically acclaimed film followed by a facilitated discussion of its themes. The discussion will be led by Dr. Khani Begum, Associate Professor of English at Bowling Green State University, and students in her English 6800: Black Films Matter class - Hammed Oluwasare Adejare, , Blake Altman, Michael Eniola Oshindoro, Eva-MariaTrinkaus, Roslyn Whickum, and Ivan Gusev Johnson. This program is part of the Community Book Discussion of So You Want to Talk about Race. Copies of the book are available at the Way Circulation Desk. Adults only. This movie is rated R and has a runtime of 104 minutes. Free admission and refreshments. No registration required.
Topical Tuesdays – ZIP Code Matters (Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 7:00pm)
Way Library and the League of Women Voters of the Perrysburg Area welcome Sarah Jenkins, Director of Communications and Outreach at the Fair Housing Center, for a presentation on the connection between zip codes and opportunities. How can where a person lives impact their outcomes in life? This program is part of the Community Book Discussion of So You Want to Talk about Race. Copies of the book are available at the Way Circulation Desk. No registration required.
Dialogue-to-Change (Saturday, June 8th, 2019 at 9:00am)
Join us for this action opportunity! DTC is a national best practice curriculum that invites community members together to discuss race relations and experiences in an effort to create a vision for our community. Registration is required.
Book Discussion (Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:00pm)
An engaging discussion of the Book-to-Action book, So You Want to Talk About Race, facilitated by Dr. Jolie Sheffer, Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture & Society (ICS) at Bowling Green State University.
Copies of So You Want to Talk About Race are available for checkout at the Way Library Circulation Desk. This program is sponsored by the Way Public Library Foundation & Friends.