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Hear the Beat of the Drum

Sunday, February 8 2:00pm
Percussionist Jerome Liggon and his cousin and mentor Ralph Knox will take you on a journey to West Africa for a traditional African drumming experience. Learn the history of African and Caribbean drumming as you enjoy the beat and the rhythm of various instruments including the dansa, kpanlogo, and the lamban.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Reading- Winter Reading Club 2015

For Families with children birth through 5th grade
Register for our PARP Winter Reading Club in person or online.

Advanced Battle of the Books!

Are you in grades 9-12? Would you like to take part in a friendly Battle of the Books? Here is your opportunity to represent Sachem Public Library in the tenth annual Suffolk County Advanced Battle of the Books. Stop by Teen Services to find out more.

Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North

Monday, February 9 6:30pm
Elizabeth Sturges Llerena will introduce the Emmy-nominated documentary film Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, in which filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the first and largest slave-trading family in American history. The film follows Browne and nine family members on a remarkable journey which brings them face-to-face with the history and legacy of New England’s little-known slavery enterprise.