Date(s) - Monday, March 15, 2021 - Friday, May 21, 2021
Fannie Lou Hamer Library
Story Times will explore the positive impact of beloved stories. Our goal is to ignite the passion for reading, storytelling, and learning new things. We look forward to showcasing favorite books and stories from both young and old! Also included are events and activities that will provoke us to be creative, bold, and caring. Join the Spring Fling Reading Team Challenge!
Hosted by Fannie Lou Hamer Library.
April 15 is World Art Day!
Storyline Online Feature: When Pigasso Met Mootisse by Nina Laden | Read by Eric Close
What begins as a neighborly overture between a painterly pig and an artsy cow escalates into a monumental modern art mess! Before you can say paint-by-numbers, the two artists are calling each other names and building a fence between them. But it turns out that what divides them also reunites them.
April 22 – Celebrating Earth Day
Content courtesy of The Kid Should See This
How it started:
Why Earth Day is important:
Take a look at some of the things being done to help our planet.
Edible Water Bottle
April 30 is International Jazz Day!
The Kid Should See This Feature: Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews and Bill Taylor
In New Orleans, music is everywhere: the clubs, the churches, the streets, the schools, and in the air. It’s celebrated as an essential part of life—past, present and future. Louis Armstrong said it best: “What we play is life.” America’s original musical art form—jazz—originated here, and over time so did many other styles-rhythm and blues, funk, and rock and roll.