january, 2022

fri07jan12:00 PM12:30 PMOnline Event: Zora Neale Hurston's Birthday: A Tour of Eatonville Sites12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Event Details

Join Main Library’s Adult Programming Coordinator Beth online as she visits Eatonville, Florida, where Zora Neale Hurston grew up, in celebration of the author’s birthday. This program will be recorded and available to view on our website, our Facebook page, or our Youtube channel.

St. Johns Reads is the St. Johns County Public Library System’s annual “Community Reads” program. Presented for the 17th year, 2022’s program features four different books, unified by the theme “secrets”: ‘The Vanishing Half’ by Britt Bennett, ‘Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ by Anna Lillios, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ by Celeste Ng, and a title for young adults, ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ by Tomi Adeymi. The four titles are available to enjoy in print, large print, audiobook on disc, digital audiobook, and ebook formats. “St. Johns Reads: Secrets” also presents a variety of both in-person and virtual programming inspired by the selected books. Special thanks to our generous Friends of the Library groups for sponsoring our St. Johns Reads program.



(Friday) 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM