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Music icon Dr Jody Watley celebrates National Library Week

Jody salutes libraries and their role in communities!

Jody Watley

* Music Icon Jody Watley Party National Library Week and salutes libraries and their role in the community.

The theme for National Library Week 2022 (April 3-9) East “Connect to your libraryand promotes the idea that libraries are places to connect to technology using broadband, computers and other resources.

Libraries also provide opportunities to connect with media, programs, ideas, and courses, in addition to books. More importantly, libraries also connect communities to each other. Overall, the theme is an explicit call to action, an invitation for communities to join, visit or advocate for their local libraries.

Dr Watley says: “Libraries play an important role in our communities and it is important to salute them, support library workers and promote library use.

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Jody Watley (03-10-22)
Jody Watley

As a solo artist, the pop and R&B singer has 6 Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten Singles, 13 Number 1 Dance Singles, 2 R&B Number 1’s, 15 Top 40 Singles, Gold and Platinum albums, 2007 Billboard Dance Lifetime Achievement, 2017 recipient of the Black Music Honors Crossover Music Icon Award and nominations for the American Music Awards, MTV Awards, NAACP Awards and Soul Train Awards.

In March 2022, the distinguished icon received her first honorary doctorate

Doctor of Philosophy degree in Entrepreneurship and Business Administration from TIUA School of Business, an affiliate of Trinity International University of Ambassador. Dr. Watley is also a recipient of the Women of Distinction Award from the United Nations Global Women Foundation.

You can follow her on social media @jodywatley