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Beverly Jenkins is the nation’s premier writer of African American historical romance fiction and specializes in 19th century African American life.  She has received numerous awards, including: five “Waldenbooks/Borders Group Best Sellers Awards,” two “Career Achievement Awards” from Romantic Times Magazine,  a “Golden Pen Award” from the Black Writer’s Guild, and in 1999 was named one of the “Top Fifty Favorite African-American Writers of the 20th Century” by AABLC, the nation’s largest online African American book club.   Jenkins has also been featured in many national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and Vibe Magazine.

Her recent book, A Wish and a Prayer, takes you on an unforgettable excursion to a small town with big time excitement that you have to discover for yourself to believe.

 

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Today: March 27, 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:15am
 Listen to some stories for Reading Month and sing and move to music with Ming Louie.
Ages 4-5
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 12:00pm
Learn how to use Word art, clip art and borders. Adults
Adults
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
Improve your keyboarding skills. Adults
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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
Learn how to use the table feature in Word. Adults
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