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Children's Space (Community Room A - Upstairs)
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Stars Beckoned
Candy Wellins


A lyrical picture book biography of Edward White, the first American to walk in space--and an ode to the beauty and wonder of the stars that brought him there.

Storytime with Candy Wellins 
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


The King Penguin
Vanessa Roeder

King Penguin is off to find subjects who will listen to him—as long as they don’t eat him first, in this cheeky tale by beloved author-illustrator Vanessa Roeder.

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Storytime with Anne Wynter
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Storytime with Vanessa Roeder
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.


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Nell Plants a Tree
Anne Wynter

This gorgeous picture book shows how one little girl’s careful tending of a pecan tree creates the living center of a loving, intergenerational Black family. For Earth Day and every day!

Butt or Face?
Kari Lavelle

Butt or Face? Volume 2 continues the delightfully cheeky challenge with a whole new set of animals from all over the world. Examine a close-up photo of an animal and then guess whether you're looking at the top or the…um…bottom.



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Storytime with Kari Lavelle
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.


Jerry Changed the Game!
Don Tate


Before Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo Switch, there was a tinkerer named Jerry Lawson. As a boy, Jerry loved playing with springs, sprockets, and gadget-y things. When he grew up, Jerry became an engineer—a professional tinkerer—and in the 1970s, he turned his technical know-how to video games.

Storytime with Don Tate
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Breanna Carzoo

Meet Greenlight! Greenlight has an important job to do, but every time it’s her turn to shine . . . everyone drives away! When Greenlight decides to stop shining altogether, will she be able to find the power and connection of her own light? 


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Storytime with Breanna Carzoo
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Time to Sing with Hot Toast Music Co.!
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Children's Concert
Mr. Symon

Hot Toast Music Company collaborates with kids to create the ultimate mixtape for growing up. As adults, we have music to go along with everything we feel and do, and kids should too! Through thoughtful lyrics and catchy melodies, Mr. Symon explores the world around and the world within. No subject is too grand or too silly. No idea is too small or insignificant. If it sparks a child’s imagination or piques their curiosity, then it’s a song waiting to be written. Hot Toast is music that celebrates childhood and encourages everyone to join in the magic of learning.

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