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VIRTUAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING – THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021

The Broadview Public Library District’s Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm. The agenda can be found by clicking here. The meeting will be held virtually with Zoom. The Zoom information is below: Topic: … Continue reading

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Library Election Information for April 2021 — Reposted

The links below provide filing information for candidates for the Broadview Public Library District’s April 6, 2021 Election. Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Library is presently available by appointment. Please call in advance to schedule a time to file … Continue reading

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NEW AV FOR MARCH 2021

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New Library Hours Starting Monday, March 15th

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Broadview Public Library District has been open on a limited schedule. We will be expanding our open hours beginning on Monday, March 15th. We still ask library users to make appointments in advance when possible. … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING — THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021

The Broadview Public Library District’s Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, February 25th at 7 pm. The agenda can be found here. The meeting will be held virtually with Zoom. The Zoom information is below: Topic: Broadview Public … Continue reading

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Black History | Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Crusade, 1892

African American journalist Ida B. Wells launched an anti-lynching crusade to have the lynchings of African Americans investigated after three of her friends were lynched in Tennessee. Share Tweet

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Library Election Information for April 2021 — Reposted

The links below provide filing information for candidates for the Broadview Public Library District’s April 6, 2021 Election. Because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Library is presently available by appointment. Please call in advance to schedule a time to file … Continue reading

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Black History | First Poll Tax Passed, 1890

Mississippi enacts a poll tax, which most African Americans could not afford to pay, to hinder the black vote. Share Tweet

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Black History | Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, 1893

African American physician Daniel Hale Williams performs the world’s first successful open-heart surgery.┬áHale is also the founder of the first Black-owned and operated hospital in the United States. Share Tweet

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Black History | First Jim Crow Segregation Law Passed, 1871

Tennessee passes the first of the “Jim Crow” segregation laws, segregating state railroads. Share Tweet

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