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StoryWalk® - “Grow A Reader: An Interplanetary Tale”:

Sun, Nov 22 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
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Exhibits
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All ages

 

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Community Programming

 

Families are invited to take an outdoor “StoryWalk®” when they visit MCPL’s East Lee’s Summit Branch (2240 SE Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, Mo.) or Woodneath Library Center (8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.) now through December 31. Both StoryWalk® installations feature 15 reproductions of the pages from Mid-Continent Public Library’s signature children’s book, “Grow A Reader: An Interplanetary Tale,” by local author Bridget Heos and illustrator Dan Regan. The book, published by MCPL’s Woodneath Press in 2015, tells the story of MCPL mascot Marty the Martian and how he learns to read. The book is available for checkout from the Library. • The East Lee’s Summit Branch StoryWalk® is set up on the northwest side of the building, on the right side of the entrance along the sidewalk. • The Woodneath Library Center StoryWalk® is set up on the trail closest to the Shoal Creek Elementary School, north of the building on the right side as you face the Library building. Customers are encouraged to wear face masks and asked to maintain social distancing while walking through the story. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT. The StoryWalk® concept has been used all 50 states and at least 12 other countries.

 

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