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Pikes Peak Library District celebrating Black History Month

Posted at 5:50 AM, Feb 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-09 10:31:09-05

COLORADO SPRINGS –  February is Black History Month and the Pikes Peak Library District is celebrating with a re-dedication of the Ruth Holley Library.

The library first opened its doors in 1987, one year after Holley’s death.

Holley was an impactful and involved member of the Colorado Springs community. She worked at the East Library for ten years.

The Pikes Peak Library District along with Poetry719 invites everyone to attend a ceremony and ribbon cutting Saturday, February 9th at 11 a.m. at the library to celebrate Holley’s life and impact on our city during Black History Month.

Following the ribbon cutting is a woman writing workshop and other events.

For more information, visit the library’s website.