Above: Library staff working on the More Than a Month program series. From left: Larry Nance, Niki Yeldell, Jose Cruz, and Susan McClelland. All More Than a Month events are held at the Main Library and are free and open to all. 

March 2017

Yoga with Jackie

Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 5–6 pm. Join Miss Jackie for a yoga program. Best for kids and tweens.

Black History Workshops

Tuesdays through May, 5:15–6:15 pm. Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora with Chicago community activist Ronnie Hatcher. This program is designed for tweens, teens, and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.

April 2017

More Than a Mic: Your Voice Is Your Power

Wednesday, April 26, 5-7 pm. Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!

Social Justice Conference

Saturday, April 29, 10 am–5 pm. This first Social Justice conference will bring together many voices in the local community around issues of criminal justice and sentencing disparities, education and health inequities, economic and political disenfranchisement and will examine causes and explore possible solutions to the crisis facing marginalized poor communities of color nationwide. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear keynote speakers, attend breakout sessions and will gain a broader understanding of problems faced while developing effective strategies and vocabulary to find solutions.