Valley Hi-North Laguna Library

7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento

For school-age kids

African American Inventors with Magician Forrest Barnes

Saturday, February 4, 1 pm

Magician Forrest Barnes introduces African American inventors who have changed our lives with their remarkable inventions. Magic and illusions will be created using some of these inventions.
For teens and adults

The Best Kept Secret in America: The Genius of the
African-American Inventor
Saturday, February 4, 3 pm

Dr. James W. Reede, Jr., Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at CSUS, will discusses the contributions of African-American inventors in various disciplines. He also will present a slide presentation that depicts over 100 inventions and includes many of the patent documents and pictures of the working models. A traveling exhibit and resource materials are displayed.