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Location Closure Due to lack of air conditioning, the Herring Run Branch is closed until further notice and the Northwood Branch is closed on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

African-American History

This electronic encyclopedia includes thousands of entries covering the entire breadth of African-American history - from African beginnings through the slave trade and the Civil Rights Movement to the present.

Entries are organized into five sections: Biographies, Encyclopedia, Historical Documents, Gallery, and Maps and Charts. Each entry is cross-referenced and searchable by topic, historical era, and keyword. Powered by Infobase.

Accessible in all Pratt Library locations, or from home with your library card.