Family Reading Workshops: Exploring African-American Traditions an Experiences through Picture Books


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Thursday, January 29, 2015
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm


In conjunction with our exhibit of James Ransome’s illustrations, families are invited to discover the beauty and messages gained from children’s picture with African-American themes. Vicki Rashbaum will lead the sessions for parents in the library’s Meeting Room, while their children (ages Pre-K through Grade 5 only) will be engaged in the stories in the children’s room (the library is closed on Wednesday evenings). Ms. Rashbaum, a social worker at Barnard School, has been inspiring children and parents to enjoy reading (and they have inspired her!) for the past 20 years. Free. Participants need not attend all three sessions, but space is limited and registration is necessary. Please call (914) 813-3706.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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The New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Thursday, January 29, 2015
Times: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: New Rochelle Public Library
Presenter Phone: 914-813-3706
Presenter Website:

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