Own Voices Author Talk: Carole Boston Weatherford

Posted by - January 16, 2021

Event Details New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford will present a pre-recorded Zoom program with son and collaborator, Jeffery Weatherford, a spoken word artist and award-winning illustrator. The program will be shared on the Library's Facebook page, so no registration necessary. It is intended for 3rd and 4th graders. Event Type(s): Website Youth,

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Online Storytime: Own Voices – Differently Abled Stories

Posted by - January 16, 2021

Event Details Join special guest Jeannie Harris as she shares stories featuring differently abled characters. You can watch storytime on the JCPL Facebook and YouTube pages. It is available for 24 hours beginning on Wednesday at 11 am. Don't forget to pick up your craft kit at curbside!Event Type(s): Own Voices, Website Youth Age Group(s):

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Author Chat with Alison Gervais

Posted by - January 16, 2021

Event Details Join us for a Zoom discussion with the author Alison Gervais. We will be discussing her book "The Silence Between Us", a Schneider Family Book Award Honor Book, and her Own Voice as a writer. Attend the chat for your chance to win a free copy.Event Type(s): Own Voices, Website Teen Age Group(s):

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Own Voices Zoom Cooking Class: Making Pão de Queijo

Posted by - January 16, 2021

Event Details Join Brunella Martinelli and family via Zoom to learn how to make this traditional Brazilian cheese bread. Recipe will be provided beforehand for those who want to cook along! A link will be sent out on the day of the program to those who register. Call 434-4458 to sign up! Event Type(s): Youth

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Online Storytime: Own Voices – Latinx Stories

Posted by - January 16, 2021

Event Details Join special guest Mar Carter as she shares stories about Latinx culture. You can watch storytime on JCPL's Facebook and YouTube pages. It is available for 24 hours beginning on Wednesday at 11 am. Don't forget to pick up your craft kit at curbside!Event Type(s): Own Voices, Website Youth Age Group(s): 3-5 Year

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Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Posted by - January 15, 2021

Event Details Teen Advisory Board (TAB) volunteers meet on Zoom once a month to share thoughts on how to make the Library better. TAB members must fill out a volunteer application and have membership approved by a Teen Librarian before joining as there are limited volunteer positions available. TAB members must be between ages 12-18.

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Book Scouts: Miss Jennifer’s Favorites

Posted by - January 14, 2021

In this new year, your family might be looking for some new books to read. While you might have something specific in mind, you might also just be looking for a good book. That’s why, for this month’s Book Scouts, Jennifer Johnson, JCPL’s school age program coordinator, has compiled some of her very favorite books

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Online Book Worms: The Oldest Student

Posted by - January 14, 2021

Event Details Book Worms is going digital! Join Ms. Jennifer via Zoom for a story and activity. When you register, please provide an email address that you check regularly. The Zoom link will be sent out the day of the program.Register by calling Youth Services at 434-4458.These stories and activities are geared toward 5-8 year

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