Happy Birthday, Dorothy I. Height

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As Google users across the country found out this morning, today is Dorothy I. Height's 102nd birthday!

She was born March 24, 1912 in Richmond, Va., and passed away April 20, 2010. We are proud that our library bears the name of such a courageous and accomplished leader. In honor of Dorothy I. Height and Women's History Month, the library is putting on the following events.
  • A photo exhibit of Dorothy I. Height photos in the library foyer.
  • Dorothy I. Height Celebration tonight (March 24) with an exhibit, presentation and reception.
  • Bold Sisters in the Civil Rights Movement (Tuesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.): A lecture from historian C.R. Gibbs.
  • Hat Etiquette Workshop and Tea (Saturday, March 29, 2-4 p.m.). A local hat maker will discuss her craft.