Book Reading: “Behind My Mask” with authors Martha Samaniego Calderón and Daniel Heiman
This timely read will help children explore their feelings and emotions about wearing a mask during the pandemic.
After the reading, the authors discussed their inspiration for writing this book and their experiences raising a bilingual family.
Book Reading: “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré” with author Anika Aldamuy Denise
Anika Aldamuy Denise has written many children’s books that celebrate her bicultural Puerto Rican-Italian heritage. We are delighted that she read her award-winning picture book, “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré” to us. Pura Belpré, is an immigrant who became the first children’s librarian from Puerto Rico.
CODE AND CREATE AT HOME!
A free introductory workshop series for children ages 9-12. Through this online workshop, your child along with three other children will learn to code simple animations, tools and games on a BBC micro:bit using block coding. Space is limited for the last session (August 11th-13th) so sign up today!
**Amazon listing of micro:bit kit will be shared with selected participants.