Troy Library celebrates black inventors

first_img The children who attended the “Let’s Learn about Black Inventors” enjoyed story time, played games, participated in art activities and gained a greater appreciation for those who inventions make daily living more convenient “and more fun.” Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “Lonnie Johnson is from Mobile and he invented the Nerf toys,” Wolter said. “Garrett Morgan invented the gas mask and the traffic signal. Madame CJ Walker developed a line of hair products and became the first African American female to earn a million dollars.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Sponsored Content Next Up“Let’s Learn about Black Inventors” is an interactive program that includes story time that features black inventors that have simplified and improved everyday life with their ingenuity and imaginations, said Shanlie Wolter, TPL children’s librarian. Wolter said she chose three African American inventors whose products are familiar to children. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 9:21 pm Thursday, February 20, 2020 Do you know who invented the modern microphone? The Super Soaker? The refrigerator? The gas mask? Probably not, but the children who visited the Troy Public Library Thursday afternoon certainly do. Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder Troy Library celebrates black inventors You Might Like Board of Adjustment approves apartments Two apartment complexes totaling 88 units are one step closer to being built in Troy after gaining approval from the… read more Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellThe Troy Public Library hosted “Let’s Learn about Black Inventors” program to pose in the photo booth and “thank an inventor.” Pictured are Job Mendez, Rilee Felch and Harper Gordon. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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