Baltimore County Public Library hosts Culture Queen for Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, the Baltimore County Public Library system will be hosting the “Culture Queen” on February 18th at 2 p.m. at the Rosedale Branch Library.
The Culture Queen, Jessica Smith, is an award-winning “teaching artist,” dedicated to helping children understand culture and history through song, dance, storytelling, activities, and other mediums of art.
Described in a review as a “dynamic, professional per
former with high energy,” Smith has performed and hosted workshops every- where from day care centers to the Kennedy Center.
As a former teacher of both English and history, Smith is practiced in the behaviors of children as well as the art of performing.
The all-ages event will last from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. and is free for the public to attend, though children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult.
The library’s website encourages families to attend: “Black history is world history, and Culture Queen sure knows how to make it fantastically fun.”
For more information, contact the Sollers Point Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library at 410-887-2485.
Jessica Smith, known as the “Culture Queen,” is an award-winning teaching artist who helps children understand culture and history through song, dance, storytelling, activities, and other mediums of art.
Jessica Smith, the “Culture Queen,” will appear at the Rosedale library branch on February 18.