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In Freedom's Name

Touring Exhibit

2022-07-26 00:00:00 2022-07-26 23:59:00 America/New_York In Freedom's Name In Freedom’s Name” is a touring exhibit that celebrates the military service and sacrifice of Black Marylanders throughout history. The exhibit features 38 panels that include 63 major stories and 245 photographs and images. It explores the stories of Marylanders and Prince Georgians whose courage and service are an inspiration for young people and adults alike. Oxon Hill -

Tuesday, July 26
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-07-26 00:00:00 2022-07-26 23:59:00 America/New_York In Freedom's Name In Freedom’s Name” is a touring exhibit that celebrates the military service and sacrifice of Black Marylanders throughout history. The exhibit features 38 panels that include 63 major stories and 245 photographs and images. It explores the stories of Marylanders and Prince Georgians whose courage and service are an inspiration for young people and adults alike. Oxon Hill -

In Freedom’s Name” is a touring exhibit that celebrates the military service and sacrifice of Black Marylanders throughout history. The exhibit features 38 panels that include 63 major stories and 245 photographs and images. It explores the stories of Marylanders and Prince Georgians whose courage and service are an inspiration for young people and adults alike.

Developed by the Maryland Military Historical Society, in partnership with Stevenson’ University's Department of Public History & Humanities, the exhibition at PGCMLS is sponsored by Warren Builds and County Council Member-at-Large Mel Franklin. “In Freedom’s Name” was previously displayed at Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, and public libraries in Anne Arundel, Frederick, and Howard counties. 

The exhibit is open during branch hours. Oxon Hill Branch Library is open Monday 10 am-6 pm, Tuesday-Wednesday 12-8 pm, Thursday-Friday 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. 

AGE GROUP: | Teen (13-18 yrs) | Elementary (5-12 yrs) | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Black Heritage |

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Oxon Hill

Phone: (240) 455-5451
Branch manager
Melanie Townsend Diggs

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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Oxon Hill is home of the Sojourner Truth Room and the Speak Your Truth! Oral History Project.

Upcoming events

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
New Carrollton

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Administrative Offices

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
This event is full

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Beltsville

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Hyattsville

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro

Mon, Dec 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton

Mon, Dec 12, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights

Mon, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Davies Unitarian Universalist Congregation (Surratts-Clinton Pop-up location)

Tue, Dec 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Pop-Up Locations

Tue, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Tue, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton

Tue, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Oxon Hill - Author Room

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Prince George's County Community College Charlene M. Dukes Student Center, 301 Largo Rd, Largo, MD 20774

Wed, Dec 14, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium

Wed, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Baden

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Conference Room

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Conference Room

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings

Wed, Dec 14, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Oxon Hill - Small Meeting Room
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
This event is full

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1,Large meeting room 2

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Registration is now closed

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mount Rainier

Thu, Dec 15, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Baden

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
New Carrollton

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Spauldings

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:45am
Oxon Hill

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Baden

Thu, Dec 15, 11:15am - 11:45am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Thu, Dec 15, 11:15am - 11:45am
Greenbelt - Auditorium

Thu, Dec 15, 11:15am - 11:45am
Bowie

Thu, Dec 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Thu, Dec 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Fri, Dec 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Bowie

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Sat, Dec 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Oxon Hill

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Sat, Dec 17, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Oxon Hill

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Hyattsville

Canceled
Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Spauldings

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Upper Marlboro

Mon, Dec 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton

Mon, Dec 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Dec 19, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights

Mon, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Mon, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Dec 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Pop-Up Locations

Tue, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Tue, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville

Tue, Dec 20, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Dec 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2

Tue, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Accokeek

Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Laurel

Wed, Dec 21, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium

Wed, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Wed, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Canceled
Wed, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Spauldings

Wed, Dec 21, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Thu, Dec 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New Carrollton

Thu, Jan 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Sat, Jan 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Sat, Jan 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville

Sat, Jan 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Sat, Jan 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Beltsville

Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Accokeek

Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Oxon Hill

Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Laurel

Mon, Jan 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hyattsville

Mon, Jan 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
South Bowie - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New Carrollton

Mon, Jan 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel

Mon, Jan 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Jan 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming

Mon, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events