The Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg PA present Maxwell Kofi Donkor and his Sankofa African Drum and Dance Ensemble on Friday February 5th as part of the library’s Bookhouse Series and in celebration of African American History Month. The many who attended the event were treated to an evening filled with joyous and high energy celebration of the African culture regardless of their cultural or ethnic background. This was especially true of the children who were present as their dancing and drumming added to the excitement inspired by the ensemble. You’ll find more photographs in The Forwardian Arts Society EMPL Bookhouse 2010 Gallery at www.myspace.com/forwardian_arts.
The Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg PA has many services and events to enhance community growth and involvement. Their next event will be The 21st National African American Dead-Inn on Sunday February 21st at 2pm which is sponsored by The Black Caucus of The National Council of Teacher of English and the NCTE. The event will feature Book Displays and Special Guest Presenter Liz Pemberton who will read from her book entitled, “An Autumn Sunrise” and discuss her fiber artwork which will be on display. Please Contact The Eastern Monroe Public Library at 570-421-0800 for more information regarding this event and all they have to offer the community.
Websites mention in this article are The Eastern Monroe Public Library at www.monroepl.org, Maxwell Kofi Donkor and his Sankofa African Drum and Dance Ensemble at www.bak2roots.com and Liz Pemberton at www.wix.com/lizpemberton/textiles.