Events

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Daily Happenings

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Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.
Individuals sitting in auditorium for a program.

Film Screenings

Short films are screened in our Auditorium, including animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
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Storytime

Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

Special Events

Artists & Authors
Online
Talks

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Join us as award-winning author/artist Roger Mello presents Simmons University’s 2024 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture.

Artists & Authors
For Families

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If you want to know about boats, trust a sea dog to set you on course.

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Sep
24
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Virtual Educator Workshop

Join us for a virtual educator workshop focusing on metafiction in picture books.

Oct
5
Sat
9:30 am
Talks
Workshops

Educator Workshop

Join us for an educator workshop focusing on metafiction in picture books.

Oct
9
Wed
3:30 pm
Artists & Authors
Talks

Educators' Night: Roger Mello

Guest speaker Roger Mello presents the 2024 Educators’ Night talk.

Nov
5
Tue
9:00 am
Workshops

Educator Workshop: Day of Play

Join educators for a full-day workshop celebrating play and its importance in children’s learning.

Nov
9
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families

Bilingual Storytime: Marcelo, Martello, Marshmallow

Join us for a bilingual reading of this beloved Brazilian picture book.

Nov
14
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.

Nov
16
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families
Talks

Special Storytime: Nadia Salomon & London Ladd

Join Nadia Salomon and London Ladd as they share A Voice of Hope: The Myrlie Evers-Williams Story.

Jan
16
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.