Saturday Stories: Illustrator-led Workshops for Children & Families : Featuring John Parra

December 21, 2019 |
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for our monthly program for children and their adult companions that includes a read-aloud story and related hands-on workshop led by an incredible list of children’s book illustrators! Select books by the illustrator, a small snack, and all materials are included with the price of admission. Pre-registration required. 

John will be featuring his book Little Libraries, Big Heroes. A hands-on workshop will follow a presentation.  John will do a drawing demo as well as leading participants in creating mini origami little libraries individually colored and decorated.

About the Artist:
John Parra is the illustrator of numerous books for children including the Pura Belpré Honor winning
Frida Khalo and Her Animalitos, the Pura Belpré Honor and SCBWI Golden Kite Award winning Gracias/Thanks, the Pura Belpré Honor award-winning Green Is a Chile Pepper, and the SCBWI Golden Kite Award winning Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans. John is also the illustrator of the Christopher Award-winning Waiting for the Biblioburro, and the 2018 picture book is Hey, Wall.

RSVP required.
$25 covers admission and workshop for 1 adult + 1 child. Additional children are $10/each.

While you're here, visit our dining room and patio for lunch or refreshments. Open 11:00am - 3:00pm.