Black History Month Storytime

UChicago Library Presents Black History Month Storytime with Carmenita Peoples - photos of books and people

When: February 24, 2024, 10 a.m. – noon
Where: The Joseph Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street, Room 122, Chicago, IL 60637
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Join the University of Chicago Library for an epic Black History Month Storytime event! Dive into captivating tales celebrating Black culture and history. This live event merges Black history with children’s literature, spotlighting key contributions.

Storytime will be led by the incredible Carmenita Peoples, author, educator, and storyteller. Light bites will be provided.

This event is most suitable for children aged infant to 10 years. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or teacher while in Library buildings, in accordance with the University’s policies regarding minors on campus.

Admission is free, but tickets are required for entry and are limited. Kindly RSVP for all members of your group. If tickets are unavailable, and you’re keen to join, please email to be placed on a waitlist.

If you have any questions about access or to request a reasonable accommodation that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, food options for individuals with dietary restrictions, etc. please contact Danielle McConnell at

Thank you. Let’s celebrate!