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Feb
1
Thu
Public Screening of “Delmarva Dirt: Past and Present Dirt Track Auto Racing” @ The Century Club
Feb 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Producer/Director Michael Oates, 302 Stories, Inc., will introduce the video documentary “Delmarva Dirt: Past and Present Dirt Track Auto Racing,” about the rich history and unique culture surrounding Delmarva dirt-track auto racing. The program explores the multi-generational culture of Delmarva dirt track auto racing, its history, the evolution of race car technology and safety, and the sport’s connection to NASCAR. The program focuses on the families that own and race two entry-level classes of cars, the Delmarva Chargers and Super Trucks. These car classes are unique to the Delmarva Peninsula and race regularly on two Delaware racetracks: Georgetown Speedway and Delmar International Speedway.

The screenings (free to the public) will take place in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties. There will be a Q&A after the screenings.

Feb
2
Fri
Public Screening of “Delmarva Dirt: Past and Present Dirt Track Auto Racing” @ Claymont Library
Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Producer/Director Michael Oates, 302 Stories, Inc., will introduce the video documentary “Delmarva Dirt: Past and Present Dirt Track Auto Racing,” about the rich history and unique culture surrounding Delmarva dirt-track auto racing. The program explores the multi-generational culture of Delmarva dirt track auto racing, its history, the evolution of race car technology and safety, and the sport’s connection to NASCAR. The program focuses on the families that own and race two entry-level classes of cars, the Delmarva Chargers and Super Trucks. These car classes are unique to the Delmarva Peninsula and race regularly on two Delaware racetracks: Georgetown Speedway and Delmar International Speedway.

The screenings (free to the public) will take place in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties. There will be a Q&A after the screenings.

Feb
5
Mon
Childhood Memories of Wartime in London @ South Coastal Library
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Feb
6
Tue
Black Delaware Participation in the Civil War @ Kent County Public Library
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
8
Thu
“A Legacy of Opportunity: The History of Delaware State University” Film Screening @ Delaware State University - MLK Student Center
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
"A Legacy of Opportunity: The History of Delaware State University" Film Screening @ Delaware State University - MLK Student Center | Dover | Delaware | United States

Join us for the first public screening of our documentary “A Legacy of Opportunity: The History of Delaware State University”.  The event will be held at the MLK Student Center in the second floor parlor.

A Legacy of Opportunity is a documentary film to commemorate Delaware State University and its 125-year legacy.  It tells the institution’s story from 1891 to 2017, using contemporary footage, archival photos, and personal interviews with university alumni and executives. The film was commissioned by Delaware Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the federal agency which provides specialized funding for humanities programs nationwide.  Additional funding was provided by the Welfare Foundation, Inc.

The New York and London Theatres @ South Coastal Library
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Event will take place in the Meeting Room.

From Africa to the Americas via Music, Song, Dance, & Stories @ Kent County Public Library
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Vietnam Mailbag @ Lewes Library
Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
9
Fri
Presidential Pet Tales (and Tails) @ Elsmere Library
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Black Delaware Participation in the Civil War @ Milford Public Library
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm