The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters honors poet Maya Angelou, 1928-2014. Read more about Angelou's remarkable life and extraordinary work: NPR Obituary of Poet and Activist Maya Angelou.
Image: Maya Angelou with Langston Hughes, undated. From the Langston Hughes Papers (JWJ MSS 26)
The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.