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The Black American Library Card Project is a community partnership and open call for art for a limited-edition library card celebrating the contributions and culture of Black Americans. From January 4–31, artists are invited to submit designs for a library card & key fob celebrating Black American culture and history; the selected design will receive a $2,000 stipend.

RSVP for this virtual information session to learn about:

  • the art requirements and project logisitics for the library card from BPL staff
  • the origins of the project from Wendy A. Robinson of Community Board 3’s Parks, Arts & Culture Committee, who proposed this idea to Brooklyn Public Library
  • upcoming events at Macon Library's African American Heritage Center, from the Center's curator Sheena Daree Miller; and 
  • a chance to have your questions answered!

A zoom link will be sent prior to the event. 

View the event video

If you cannot attend during this time, the event will be recorded and placed on the Black American Library Card Project web pages. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

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