Join us for this and the other events we’ve put together this month with the help of KU Libraries and the Friends of the Library to celebrate this unique book. Our all-ages storytime on SAT, Feb 18 at 1 PM in our Readers’ Theater features the Dominican Republic!Learn to dance the merengue, hear stories in English and Spanish, and try new snacks you’ve maybe never eaten before! The Lied Center is located at 1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence, KS.Miriam Wallen, Young Adult Librarian and coordinator for the Teen Zone, encourages readers to be inspired into action and help in sending books to immigrant children in the United States.
See Korso the Curious and hear what we have in store for Kids RAL 2017!
On Saturday, Feb 4 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, kids ages 7-11 can get a free copy of Let’s say that a sudden accident has left you stranded and alone on a faraway planet (Does this scenario ring some bells?
Her family was forced to flee in 1960 because of her father’s participation in an attempt to overthrow the country’s military dictator, Rafael Trujillo.
She returned to New York as a ten year old and turned to books and writing to cope with language and culture barriers she faced upon returning to the land of her birth.
Presented in partnership with the KU Honors Program.