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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: 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: 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: 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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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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Jonathan Safran Foer

Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.

Bestselling and award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer returns with Here I Am, a book about a family who, prompted by a catastrophic earthquake in the Middle East, is compelled to evaluate their current situation living in the United States. With his distinct ability to impel readers toward self-reflection, Foer asks us to contemplate how we fuse our various roles in society to build an identity that is uniquely our own. Foer’s previous novels include Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and the nonfiction book Eating Animals.

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Summer Art Camp: Nature Explorers

June 19-23, 9:00 a.m.-noon

Nature Explorers 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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