For Immediate Release

January 19, 2001


Local Author to Speak
at the Headquarters Library

Fred Whitted, author of Arcadian Pressí Black America Series: Fayetteville, North Carolina, is scheduled to speak at the Cumberland County Public Library & Information Centerís (CCPL&IC) Headquarters Library Pate Room on Wednesday, January 31 at 7:00 pm.

Whitted, a native of Fayetteville, will discuss the book which includes biographies of major black figures in the history of Fayetteville. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the program, which is sponsored by the Friends of CCPL&IC, Inc.

This program will kick off Black History Month events to be held throughout the CCPL&IC system during the month of February.

For more information on this or other Black History Month programs planned at the library, contact Amanda L. Crabtree, Public Information Coordinator, by phone at 483-1580 ext. 119 or by email at acrabtre@cumberland.lib.nc.us.

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