Children’s Book Celebration
Jul 11 2015
Join us for the free Queens Museum Children’s Book Celebration! Enjoy live readings and art making presented by local award winning children’s book authors and illustrators in partnership with the Queens Library Summer Reading Program. First 200 attendees get a free poster!
- Meet NYC-based award winning children’s book authors and illustrators. The list of guest authors and illustrators include Mike Curato, Melissa Guion, Frank Dormer, Roxie Munro, Kelly Light, Kat Yeh, Joyce Wan, Sergio Ruzzier, David Ezra Stein, Anna Raff, Adam Auerbach, Kirsten Hall, Dasha Tolstikova, Sam Ita, Jen Hill, Ame Dyckman , Zachariah OHora, Carla Torres, Adam Lehrhaupt, Isabel Roxas, and Rowboat Watkins!
- Enjoy story time in English, Spanish, Korean, Bengali, and Mandarin!
- Visit the in-house Books of Wonder store to find a wide selection of books (including titles by participating author/illustrators)!
- Recycle or trade-in your old children’s books at our Queens Museum Children’s Book Exchange!
- Practice your reading skills and team up with a Reading Partners volunteer
- NYC MUNI ID Holders, enroll for a free one-year Family membership!
- Visit the Queens Library Kiosk!
• Sign up for a library card
• Enroll for summer reading program
• Learn about summer reading activities at your local branch
• Check out available children’s titles
Multilingual Storytime Schedule
The Little Red Hen and The Grain
Corduroy by Don Freeman
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli
Cloud Bread by Heena Baek
Bean Porridge Grandmother and a Tiger by Joongae So
¿Debo compartir mi helado? by Mo Willems
La llama llama rojo pijama by Anna Dewdney
A Funny Bunny by Harriet Ziefert
Now I’m Big by Karen Katz
Colores Picantes by Paula Barragan
María Tenía Una Llamita by Angela Dominguez
Anna Goes to School by Kati Teague
The Red Umbrella by Nandini
Walking Through the Jungle by Debbie Harter
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, JR
Duckie’s Rainbow by Frances Barry
I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett
Look! by Jeff Mack
Join Author/Illustrator Paper Engineer Maestro Sam Ita for crash course in the fine art of origami paper folding.
Character Creation Studio
Join Author/Illustrator Carla Torres for a hands-on art making workshop that invites guest to create their own unique children’s book character inspired by her book Larry And Friends.
Things That Float & Things That Don’t
Join Illustrator Anna Raff and The Queens Library Discovery Team for this exciting science lab that explores how and why some things sink and some float.
The Jacket Workshop
Author Kirsten Hall and Illustrator Dasha Tolstikova invite participants to create very special book jackets inspired by their book The Jacket.