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Rosa Parks 100th Anniversary Talk
Join us Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 PM as we celebrate Black History Month and the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birth with speaker Gregory J. Reed, Esq. Mr. Reed, an attorney, author and advocate, has helped preserve and tell the Rosa Parks story, as well as garner proper recognition for Ms. Parks' acts as a true hero of the equality movement. He has a special tale to tell of advocating on her behalf to get her proper recognition via the Medal of Freedom and the new postage stamp being issued in her honor this month. Mr. Reed will sign copies of his book, Quiet Strength: the Faith, the Hope and the Heart of a Woman Who Changed a Nation.
More About Canton Public Library
Canton Public Library has more than 300,000 items to loan and is considered the busiest single-branch library in Michigan.
Other resources include 116 computers; scanners; a fax, copier, and typewriter.
The 53,000-square-foot library has dedicated space for children, tweens, teens, those who want quiet study and those who need access to the Internet.
Three meeting rooms are available at no cost for individuals or non-profits; the library's community room with a 100-person capacity requires advance reservations and some charges may apply.
The Jungle Java Cafe in the library sells sandwiches, soup, coffee, other beverages and light snacks.