One Book, One Community: The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

Join us this spring as we celebrate The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom, a National Book Award-winning memoir named one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by the New York Times. For a complete season schedule, visit the InfoGuide at To register for any OBOC program, go to the Events Calendar at Check out what’s coming up:

■ Place: How Historic Resources Define Significance in Our Cultures
12 p.m. Thursday, March 11, Virtual
■ Introduction to Library Edition
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, Main Library at Goodwood & Virtual
■ Resources for African-American Genealogy
10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, Main Library at Goodwood & Virtual
■ From Home Maker to Culture Shaper: Black Women’s Creative Legacy with Dr. Sharbreon Plummer
2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, Main Library at Goodwood & Virtual
■ DIY Oral History Workshop
3 p.m. Sunday, April 11, Main Library at Goodwood
■ Certified Homebuyer Education Courses with the Louisiana Housing Corporation
March & April. Visit for more information.
■ Author Event with Sarah M. Broom & Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Time TBA Saturday, May 15, Main Library at Goodwood

■ Book Discussions of The Yellow House, unless otherwise noted:
• 1 p.m. Monday, March 15, Fairwood Branch, Virtual
• 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, Zachary Branch
• 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, Main Library at Goodwood
• 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch, Virtual
• 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 29, Carver Branch, Virtual
• 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, Carver Branch (The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton)
• 12 p.m. Friday, April 16, with Dr. Robyn Merrick, Virtual

■ Grab & Geaux Craft Programs
• Yellow House Art Canvas Miniatures, all month long,
Pride-Chaneyville Branch
• Interactive Display, all month long, Scotlandville Branch
• Paper Rocket, Monday, March 1, Fairwood Branch
• Louisiana String Art, March 1,
Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch
• Family Map, March 8-14, Jones Creek Regional Branch
• Photo Coaster, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10,
Eden Park Branch
• Fleur de Lis Art, Tuesday, March 16, Fairwood Branch

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