The Free Black Women's Library

is creating A Black Radical Feminist/Womanist Interdisciplinary Art Project

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These dollars help to cover the cost of all the labor, creativity, supplies, and time required to sustain my life, The Free Black Women's Library, and all its initiatives.

Your monthly donation makes you an official part of my Patreon family and allows access to all of my Patreon posts, a weekly yoga class, private livestreams, and advance tickets to all library events. Patreon posts include my creative non-fiction writing, personal essays, prose, letters, lists, and musings.

  
 

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About The Free Black Women's Library

The Free Black Women's Library is a Black Radical Feminist/Womanist interdisciplinary social art project that centers and celebrates Black women writers, artists, and thinkers.

This social art project was created in 2015 by interdisciplinary artist, yoga teacher, set decorator, and cultural worker, OlaRonke Akinmowo, and features a monthly Reading Club, a collection of over 3000 books written by Black women and Black nonbinary authors, as well as free monthly public programming that includes workshops, interviews, readings, and radical conversation. The library pops up monthly in Brooklyn, NYC, and invites readers of all ages, races, and genders to come and check out the collection, enjoy the space, as well as trade books with the library. It provides a space for reading, writing, rest, community building, and connection. Through this work, I aim to illustrate the transformative power of books and community, while lifting up the brilliance, creativity, and diversity of Black women. 
The ultimate goal is to have a Bookmobile and Reading Room that can serve as a resource and safe space for the community to work, write, rest, create and dream. 

Patreon funds are used to sustain the library, my artmaking, my creative work, and my life.
I consider my patrons, my extended family, and my community, and treasure them greatly. 
In this space - I share my artwork, stop motion animation films, TV & book reviews, personal essays, short stories, and themed lists of creative resources/links/information.
All of my writing, book reviews, and resource lists are For My Patrons Only.
Patrons also receive access to a weekly yoga class that happens on Sundays, 10 AM EST.

Thank you so much for being here, please feel free to message me with any questions,  comments, or suggestions about my work, artmaking, and process. 
Welcome to the family and enjoy the ride!! 
xoxo 🌹
Ola 


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