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Korean Storytime (한국어-이야기)

On Wednesday, Mar 1 from 6pm- 6:30pm,  all ages welcome to join us in the Readers’ Theater for stories, songs, rhymes and activities in Korean presented by local volunteers. For Korean speaking families and those interested in the language. IMAGE: Uijae Museum of Korean Art

Web Archiving 101

The average lifespan of a webpage is estimated to be just 44 days, and this includes webpages that convey important cultural and legal information.

On Thu, Feb 23 from 6:30-7:30 PM in Meeting Room B, learn about current efforts to archive the Internet, and basic tools you can use to help. Adults and teens welcome!

Questions? Contact Melissa: mfisherisaacs@lplks.org

Teen Summer Reading T-Shirt Contest

Calling all 6-12th grade artists!

 

We want YOU to design our teen Summer Reading T-Shirt.

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Multicultural Storytime: Dominican Republic

Our all-ages storytime on SAT, Feb 18 at 1 PM in our Readers’ Theater features the Dominican Republic!

Learn to dance the merengue, hear stories in English and Spanish, and try new snacks you’ve maybe never eaten before!

Inspiring African Americans

On Thursday, Feb 23 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, kids ages 5-11 are invited to an interactive event where they’ll “meet” some of the most inspiring African Americans in our country’s history, from George Washington Carver, Langston Hughes, and Rosa Parks to Oprah Winfrey and Senator John Lewis. Special guests Stefanie Bryant from 6 News will read stories and Ramona Wilson will entertain us with songs!

Special Storytimes in February

Come celebrate the art and words of African American authors and illustrators! Join us all week from Feb 19 – Feb 24 during regular storytime hours.

Author Interview Pizza Party

On Sunday, Feb 19 from 1:30-2:30 PM in the Auditorium, come Skype with Kelly Jones, the author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer! We’ll have pizza and learn what inspired this magical book about chickens! Program is for Ages 7-11!

Library Closing Early

The library will close at 4 PM on Saturday, Feb 11 to set up for our annual Library Foundation Fundraiser and transform the space into a Caribbean-inspired Carnaval of lights, feathers, food, and cocktail bar before doors open at 7 PM.

Come party with us and help support the library!
RSVP at lplafterhours.com.

Art Carnaval

From farms to Fabergé, eggs and chickens will inspire this program lead by the Spencer Museum of Art on Wednesday, Feb 15 from 4-5 PM in the Readers’ Theater. Program is for Ages 7-11!

Adult NEA Big Read Kick-off

We’re so excited to read together! On Saturday, Feb 4 from 11 AM–12 PM, snag your very own copy of the NEA Big Read adult book, In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, sip some Dominican coffee, enjoy pastries, and hear about all the great events we have planned for you through March 5.

Meet up in the Auditorium! First come, first served!