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Daily Happenings

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Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
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Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

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Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

Artists & Authors
For Families

In A Bed of Stars, award-winning creator Jessica Love shares a tender story that celebrates first-time camping, father-child bonding, and feeling at one with the universe.
Artists & Authors
For Families

A Child’s Introduction to Jazz with illustrator Jerrard K. Polk

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7:00 pm

Open Book, Open Play: Engaging Toddlers and Preschoolers in Storytime (2 sessions)

(Two sessions) Discover strategies for engaging very young children in book sharing and imaginative play.
6:30 pm

Wordless Picture Books (2 sessions)

(2 sessions) Explore how wordless picture books invite readers to look closely, think critically, and engage in collaborative storytelling.