A Conversation with Jason Reynolds

September 15 | 1p.m. ET 

Join us Tuesday, September 15 at 1PM EST as we sit down with superstar author, speaker, and 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds. A fresh voice in middle-grade and young adult literature, Jason will share his experiences as Ambassador and talk about the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of his high school hit, Long Way Down. Perfect for class watch parties, you don't want to miss this conversation with Jason Reynolds hosted by Newbery Award Winner Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Virtual Storytime with Gaia Cornwall

Join Second Star to celebrate the launch of JABARI TRIES with author, Gaia Cornwall!

RSVP required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-with-gaia-cornwall-tickets-118222597973

ABOUT THE BOOK

Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister.

Date: 
Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Fahrenheit 451 Read-A-Thon

To mark what would have been author Ray Bradbury’s 100th birthday on August 22nd, the Library of Congress, the Los Angeles Public Library and libraries from across the nation have banded together for a virtual “read-a-thon” dedicated to Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.

Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Sep 03 2020.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Baby-Sitters Club Show & Graphic Novels Event

Don't miss out! Barnes & Noble is hosting the cast of Netflix The Baby-sitters Club and bestselling graphic novel artist Gale Galligan to talk all things BSC! Tune in live on B&N’s social channels on Saturday 8/29 at 4pm EST

Date: 
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Parents Who Lead on Racial Justice in Their Communities

From Embrace Race:

There have always been parents, grandparents and other caregivers organizing for child-centered racial equity in their communities. Today, their efforts are as vital as ever.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:30pm - 9:30pm

CLiF: A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children

The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF) recorded A Workshop on Sharing Books with Children on August 5th, 2020 about reading with your kids, especially during the Covid times and changing school schedules.

WATCH ON TV : You can watch this program on Channel 17/ Town Meeting Television, on Comcast Cable and Burlington Telecom.

You may watch the program on-line after airing by clicking here: https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/workshop-sharing-books-children.

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

At Home with Music for Sprouts

Join Vermont musicians Monday mornings at 10:00 for sing-along favorites! Local favorites Miss Emma and Mister Chris will take turns sharing musical fun LIVE on the Music for Sprouts Facebook page.

Date: 
Repeats every week until Mon Sep 28 2020.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

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