New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Regional Library System

Schedule of Events

Chicago American Giants

 

March 5
Reel Readers: "The Jackie Robinson Story", 10 a.m.
March 8
Exhibit opens in the Hayden H. Jones Auditorium
March 14
Movie Day for Children K-5, "Everyone's Hero", 4-6 p.m.
March 14
"Sweet Spot in the Carolinas: Baseball in New Bern", 4:30 p.m., presented by Kathryn Amerson and Phi Theta Kappa Chapter & HUM 160 Class of Craven Community College.
March 21
Baseball Themed Story Times, (free tickets needed to attend and available beginning March 7). "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" (for Children in grades K-2) or "Batter Up!" (for children in grades 3-5), 4-5:30 p.m.
March 21
"Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart" a play by Mike Wiley Productions, 7 p.m., North Carolina History Center, 529 South Front Street
March 22
"Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart," a play by Mike Wiley Productions, morning performance, North Carolina History Center, 529 South Front Street
March 23
"The Moral Significance of Sports: How Sports Reflect and Affect Society," a lecture by UNC Professor Jan Boxill, 2 p.m. in the Hayden H. Jones Auditorium, 400 Johnson Street
March 29-March 31
Exhibit Closed due to Easter holidays
April 13
Life in the Negro Leagues: former Negro League players Clifford Layton and Carl Long discuss their experiences, 2 p.m.
April 16
Meet & Greet with Carl Long, former outfielder in Negro League and minor league baseball. Mr. Long will be available for conversation and autographs! 2 p.m.
April 18
Exhibit closes.

[Image Above: The Chicago American Giants, 1920
(Courtesy of National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)
  The Chicago American Giants with Hall of Famers Rube Foster (back row, center) and Cristóbal Torriente (back row, far left).]

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