Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…
What did Philadelphia look like in your parent’s generation? What about their parents? And how has the city changed? Explore Philadelphia with pictures, maps, and stories of in the past and today, then make a colorful collage.
Sat, February 24, 201810:00 A.M.
The Clay Studio, 139 N. 2nd St.
Families are invited to explore Jacqueline Woodson's children's book, This Is the Rope, through a claymation workshop, learning the basics of stop-motion animation to create their own videos. For more details, including special prices for members, please contact…
Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in your library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history.
To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book Another Brooklyn , as well as companion books and other stories. Share your thoughts with the group. All ages welcome.
Try your hand—or rather—feet, at some dance steps of the 1960s and ‘70s, and see their influence on how you and your friends dance today! Please arrive a little early as space may be limited. This program is for school-age dancers.
In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes.
Mon, February 26, 20187:00 P.M.
Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk
Exploring themes raised in Another Brooklyn , LGTBQ+ writers will share their work for a recording of the WXPN/Kelly Writers House collaboration series.Curated by IMANI DAVIS, readers include RUJA BALLARD, VERONICA NOCELLA, SHIRMINA SMITH, and ROBYN ESPPAILLAT, featuring performances…
Tue, February 27, 20189:30 A.M.
Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, Room C2-28, Corner of 18th and Callowhill Streets, 215-751-8346
Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn is a novel that reads like prose poetry, while Brown Girl Dreaming is a memoir in verse. Discover how she melds genres in her works. Large groups should RSVP to email@example.com for this free event.
Tue, February 27, 20187:00 P.M.
Haverford Middle School, 1701 Darby Rd., Havertown, PA
The Haverford Township Free Library will host Jacqueline Woodson for a reading and discussion of Another Brooklyn , the 2018 One Book, One Philadelphia selection. RSVP for this free event is encouraged: www.haverfordlibrary.org/event/onebook
Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in the library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. Refreshments will be provided. This program runs…