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Format: 2/27/17

Margo Jefferson & Damon Tweedy

Tuesday, May 23, 7:30 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic Margo Jefferson will discuss her book Negroland: A Memoir, a contemplation of being born into upper-crust black Chicago to a physician father and socialite mother. Negroland was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography and a New York Times Notable book. Damon Tweedy’s New York Times bestselling memoir, Black Man in a White Coat, is a powerful, moving, and empathic book examining the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

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Summer Art Camp: World Travelers

June 5-9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

World Travelers is a Summer Art Camp for 4-5 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information

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Summer Art Camp: Time Travel Kids

June 5-9, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Time Travel Kids is a Summer Art Camp for 6-8 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Crazy About Color

June 5-9, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Crazy About Color is a Summer Art Camp for 6-8 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Kwame Alexander

Saturday, June 10, 2:00 p.m.

Poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander kicks off summer reading with his latest book, The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life. A strategy guide written with middle grade readers in mind but motivational for all ages, The Playbook “rules” contain wisdom from inspiring role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, Lebron James, and more. The author of 21 books, Alexander received the 2015 Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor for his book The Crossover

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Summer Art Camp: Amazing Ancients

June 12-16, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Amazing Ancients is a Summer Art Camp for 6-8 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Doodles & Drawings

June 12-16, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Doodles & Drawings is a Summer Art Camp for 9-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Sculpture Scouts

June 12-16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sculpture Scouts is a Summer Art Camp for 6-8 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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Summer Art Camp: Sculpture Mania

June 12-16, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sculpture Mania is a Summer Art Camp for 9-12 year olds and requires advance registration. Click on the event for additional information.

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