EventsTacoma Reads: Dreamers Craft and Community Roundtable with Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Tacoma Reads: Dreamers Craft and Community Roundtable with Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM


Join author Marcelo Hernandez Castillo for a reading of Yuyi Morales’ picture book Dreamers. The reading will be followed by an opportunity for community members to share their own immigration stories and dreams. Kids will learn how to make tissue paper flowers inspired by Dreamers. Craft supplies will be available for pickup one week prior to the event.

Join us as you are able:

12:00-12:05 Welcome

12:05-12:20 Reading of Dreamers

12:20-12:50 Craft

12:5-1:30 Community Roundtable Discussion

Registration is required. Please sign up for the number of craft kits you would like to receive. Registrants will receive a zoom link one hour before the program. Supplies will be available for pick up the week prior to the program. Registrants will be contacted via email to arrange pick up of supplies.

This event is affiliated with Tacoma Reads 2020. Embracing your story gives you power over your own narrative. The titles selected for our community read this year feature personal narratives centered around immigration and the immigrant experience.

Tacoma Reads is a city-wide reading program that seeks to unite the community in dialogue around contemporary themes through reading a common text.

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  • Note for caregivers- Registering your child for this program gives them
    permission to participate in the library's virtual program hosted on
    Zoom, an online platform. The event will be monitored by library staff. It
    will not be recorded and only first names will be used. If you have any
    additional privacy concerns, please contact us.
  • Tacoma Public Library is committed to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and respectful environment, whether in person or online. We will not tolerate harassment in any form. Library staff will remove anyone who fails to follow this policy. Library staff may end this event if necessary due to harassment or Zoombombing.
Tacoma Reads 2020
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Baby & Preschool
Grades K-5
Books & Authors
Special Events & Performances
Arts & Crafts
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