STEM Day: Stop Motion Demo (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Discover a new angle of storytelling through stop motion animation. We’ll learn the stop motion app, create storyboards/set, and editing. Click the link below to register. An email with the Zoom login information will be sent the day of the program.

Power of Storytelling, Roots of Resistance (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Diane Macklin explores the role of folktales as a means of resistance and liberation from the day African peoples stepped upon the shores of the Americas. The Br’er Rabbit and High John stories were told between adults, not as simplistic tales to entertain children. Through narrative, she will introduce the […]

Story Songs from the African Diaspora (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

What stories do we learn from music? French-Haitian musician Anaïs Maviel explores this question as she performs traditional songs from the African Diaspora with voice, drums, and n’goni, a West African string instrument. Then she leads a Circle Singing workshop where participants are invited to share in improvisatory, call-and-response style […]

⭐ Teens: Real World Comics (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

A multicultural comics class that focuses on creating characters that are diverse in color, ethnicity, age, class, ability and body types as well as touching upon social issues and stories that are more true-to-life. We’ll construct and create character designs and arcs that are closer to real life and fair […]

Teens: Zeus’ Family & Other Dramas (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Zeroing in on Greek creation myths—what do they mean in the world today? Using these myths as a foundation, students will reflect on their present day family/community and create their own versions in stories &  poems. For 13-18 years old. Presented by Community Word Project. This program will be held […]