Park Slope Library Kids' Book Fest Featured Event
Park Slope Library
Join us for a celebration of children, families, community, music, and literacy.
The day will include various events for all ages, including an ongoing bake sale to support the Park Slope Library and a special craft.
Bring your gently-used children's books (ages 0-8) for donation to Literacy Inc NYC.
We look forward to sharing a very special Saturday with you and your family!
|11am||Musical Storytime with Suzi Shelton|
|12pm||Soren Kisiel & Katie Goodman, The Night Our Parents Went Out|
|12:15pm||Neonate Writing Workshop with Abby Sher (in the conference room)|
|1pm||Musical Storytime with Katy Stone|
|2pm||Michael Hearst, Unusual Creatures|
Musical Storytime with Suzi Shelton Suzi will provide a musical backdrop to the playground set's favorite picture books including Silly Sally by Audrey Wood, Head to Toe by Eric Carle and Man Gave Names To All The Animals by Bob Dylan. She will also get the kids up and dancing in between stories with her original, upbeat and catchy songs. Perfect for families with children ages 0-7 yrs.
Suzi Shelton is an award-winning singer/songwriter, local favorite family performer, and proud Mom of two who has been making catchy and meaningful music for families for more than a decade. She and her band have performed at such prestigious venues as Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and The White House. Please visit her at suzishelton.com for more information on her music, videos and performances - both live and online.
Book Release Event with Katie Goodman and Soren Kisiel Comedian Katie Goodman and author Soren Kisiel, which many of you may know from their infamous "Sh*t Park Slope Parents Say," will read from their new children's book The Night Our Parents Went Out, and answer any questions your children might have about bringing the book from an idea to the shelves. Includes interactive improv games with volunteer participants. Ages 4-8.
"Authors Goodman and Kisiel, a husband-and-wife team, run a comedy troupe, and it shows!" -Publisher's Weekly
The What If Writing Workshop? Calling all writers-dreamers-doodlers-thinkers-people-who-love-the-words-"what if..."! Come explore different ways to get your pen on your paper. No experience required - except the experience of life. Please bring real paper and pens. For ages 11-18.
Abby Sher is a mom, a performer, and author of three books, one of which got the seal of approval from Oprah. Her next book, All the Ways the World Can End, will be published in spring 2017. Say hello at abbysher.com.
We expect this workshop to fill so secure your spot here: bit.ly/PSPTweenWritingWorkshop_Feb_2016
Musical Storytime with Katy Stone Katy brings folk music to the very very young and their caregivers on Monday mornings at the Park Slope Library. She plays guitar and leads the nursery songs that every toddler loves to sing. Come join her at the book fair for a sample of her weekly program and a special musical rendition of The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown. Ages 0-3.
Katy is a full time Park Slope mom with a toddler and a second child on the way! During her precious free time she teaches private music lessons and leads a few weekly sing-alongs for the toddler set around town. Katy is on Instagram as mrskatywallace
Michael Hearst, Unusual Creatures Who loves strange animals? We're talking magnapinna squids, blue-footed boobies, leafy sea dragons, and long-eared jerboas, to name a few! Join author and musician Michael Hearst for a nerd-ball PowerPoint presentation/reading from his book, Unusual Creatures. Fun for the whole family!
This program is sponsored in part by the Friends of Park Slope Library, neighbors committed to building a stronger library community. For information on how you can help our Library, please visit the Friends on Facebook or e-mail: email@example.com.