Let’s Talk About: A Storytime for Tough Topics

Saturday, November 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Why can’t anyone say my name? Why is my friend’s skin darker than mine? Why are people standing in line for food?

Kids ask tough questions.
With all they see and hear in the media, as parents and caregivers, we often don’t have all the answers. Beginning this fall, children ages 5-9 with parents and caregivers are invited to a Storytime for
Tough Topics.

Community experts will help foster and guide conversations on topics such as stereotypes, race and poverty through children’s literature in a safe, age-appropriate environment.

WELCOMING COMMUNITIES
“All Are Welcome” by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman
September 21 Carnegie Library, 2:00 PM

AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
“Crown: An Ode to a Fresh Cut” by Derrick Barnes
October 19 Carnegie Library, 2:00 PM

POVERTY
“Maddi’s Fridge” by Lois Brandt, illustrated by Vin Vogel
November 16 Carnegie Library, 2:00 PM

For questions, contact the Carnegie Library at 517-788-4087 ext. 1309

Location:

Jackson District Library- Carnegie
244 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201

Contact:

Cost: Free
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Jackson District Library
Organization: Jackson District Library
Organizer Phone: (517) 788-4087
Organizer Email: Not Provided

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