Ages 3 to 5. Celebrate Black History Month with tales from Africa, including Why Mosquitos Buzz in People’s Ears: a West African tale retold by Verna Aardema, Anansi the Spider: a tale from the Ashanti adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott and Beautiful Blackbird by Ashley Bryan. Location: Alvin Sherman Library. Free and open to the public. Call 954-262-5477.