2010 Newsworthy Events
|Voters Pass City and Library Millages
November 3, 2010
Click the following links for the official stories in the Advertiser Times and the Detroit Free Press.
|At the Harper Woods Library:
Pride & Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience
October 15 - December 3, 2010 - Pride & Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office, Chicago. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: great ideas brought to life.
The traveling exhibition is based on an exhibition of the same name
on permanent display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
At the Harper Woods
Center for the Book Literary Grant Recipients
Lansing, February 23, 2010 - The Harper Woods Public Library won a $250 grant from the Michigan Center for the Book for its Pride & Passion: The African American Baseball Experience program and exhibit. The exhibit will be at the library October 15 through December 3.
|Library Wins Grant from
the Michigan Humanities Council
Lansing, January 8, 2010 - The Harper Woods Public Library won a $500 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council. "Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience," is a national traveling exhibition which chronicles the remarkable history of baseball's Negro leagues and the challenges and successes of African-American baseball players. The library has committed to a series of at least four programs during the exhibition that focus on topics in the humanities. The speakers will highlight specifically the social and cultural contributions that Negro league baseball and its players, owners and supporters made on African American life. In addition, the speakers will compare and contrast how the subculture embodied in the Negro leagues also affected (and was affected by) mainstream American society.