Jun 9th 2018

Inspired by Olaronke Akinmowo’s The Free Black Women’s Library, a small group of Black women in Chicago have come together for a 4th time to organize this celebration of books written by and about Black women and girls.

Join us for a day of healing sessions, craft workshops, and teach-ins. This year, the Chicago Free Black Women’s Library is centering Black youth and healthy families. We also invite you to bring a book by a Black woman to exchange for one in our library.

This is an all ages, all genders event. Come and bring a friend, a mentor/mentee, a parent/child.

To ensure that we have books for all ages, we are currently accepting book donations through our online wishlist: http://bit.ly/CFBWJune

If you have books written for and by black women that you’d like to donate, you can drop them off at:

UIC Women’s Leadership & Resource Center
1101 W Taylor St., 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL
Hours: Mon – Sat: 9 am – 5 pm

Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
Hours: Mon – Thurs: 9 am – 8 pm;
Fri – Sat: 9 am – 5 pm;
Sun: 12 pm – 5 pm

If you have books you’d like to mail to us, contact us for a shipping address: chifreeblkwomen@gmail.com

If you’d like to volunteer at the event, email us at chifreeblkwomen@gmail.com

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