From The County Insider
Office of the Nassau County Manager
February 11, 2020
2/10/20 @ 11:40 a.m. – The Fernandina Beach Branch Library participated in the National African American Read-In on Monday, Feb. 3rd. The National Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. It was established in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month. This initiative has reached more than 6 million participants around the world.
This year the readers selected favorite quotes, speeches, poems, historical facts, their own original writings and fiction selections.