Switzer Library is celebrating African American History Month by presenting a program on how to tie a gele, a traditional African headwrap, on Thursday, February 22, from 2 pm – 3:30 pm.

African Glamorous Look – Tying African Headwrap will include a demonstration by a professional showing participants how to tie a gele while enjoying African music and a fashion show with Switzer teens modeling African outfits.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information call (770) 528-2320.

Switzer Library is located at 266 Roswell Street, Marietta 30060.


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Learn to Tie an African Headwrap at Switzer Library Thursday 2 pm