Tags: StoryFest / Youth

Wednesday: Mar 21

CANCELED—African Dance, Drum, and Story Time

Wed. March 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:

Carver Recreation Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Due to winter weather-related closures, this program has been canceled. Lillie Williams, with drummer Darrel Rose, will tell the stories of Anansi and the Sky Kingdom and Anansi Gives Wisdom to the World by Patricia C. McKissack.  This story will include dancing, drumming, singing, and lots of audience participation.

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Tags: African-American, Arts, Music, StoryFest / Youth

Saturday: Mar 24

23rd Annual Kids’ Book Swap

Sat. March 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location:

Central JMRL Library - Children's Room

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Bring your gently used children’s books and trade for new-to-you books. We’ll start with fifty boxes of books in the morning and will keep swapping until lunchtime. It’s free and it’s fun!

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Tags: StoryFest / Youth

Wild About Reading!

Sat. March 24, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

Virginia Discovery Museum

524 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

“Get wild” about reading with WHTJ / WVPT PBS and the Virginia Discovery Museum as they host some of Virginia’s feathered and furry friends with Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary. Meet wild animals who migrate, hibernate, or just tough it out, and learn how human activities can affect animals.

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Tags: Sports / Outdoors / Animals, StoryFest / Youth

Storytime Marathon

Sat. March 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Central JMRL Library - Children's Room

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Jason Gallaher and Emma Otheguy have had to cancel their participation. A selection of beloved children’s authors and illustrators take turns reading from their books, interspersed with short activities for children ages 3-6. Parents are welcome to join in as well, and drop-ins are encouraged at this informal program.

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Tags: StoryFest / Youth

Sunday: Mar 25

Letters About Literature Celebration

Sun. March 25, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location:

Central JMRL Library

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet) will give honorary remarks to kick off this celebration of Virginia students who were selected as winners and honorable mentions in the state-wide 2018 Letters About Literature competition. Select students will also be invited to read from their notable entries.

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Tags: Education / Teaching, Headliners, Publishing / Books / Writing, StoryFest / Youth