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For Immediate Release: 1/28/2014

"Library Lovers Month" Celebration at Silver Spring Library, February 15

A used book sale, bake sale and free family programs celebrating Library Lovers Month will be held at Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., on Saturday, February15.

A used book sale and bake sale will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

At 10:30 a.m., master storyteller Baba Jamal Koram will explore African and African-American cultures through folklore and stories. Koram, who has been a leader in the world of storytelling for 25 years, has performed internationally as well as throughout the United States. The event is funded in part by the Maryland State Arts Council.

At 12:30 p.m., the community is invited to create Valentine messages for the County Council expressing support for the library and requests for continued funding. Valentine materials and staff assistance for this family activity will be available.

The events are sponsored by Friends of the Library, Silver Spring Chapter and the Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee.

For more information, call 240 773-9420.

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Library contact: Fran Ware, 240-773-9420
FOL, SS Chapter contact: Nancy Pond, 301-587-1905

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Release ID: 14-038

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