Storytelling
Little New-Yorkers @ Home: The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore
Tuesday, February 1st at 3:30 pm ET

Free; ages 3-6

Join us via Zoom every Tuesday for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special Little New-Yorkers hello song, silly dances and games, a story book reading, and a craft to do at home. Welcome to Black History Month, Little New-Yorkers! All month long we will be learning about and celebrating the accomplishments of Black people throughout history!

We start right here in New York City by reading The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore, written by Vauda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. In this book about books, we learn how Lewis Michaux - yep, the author’s grand-uncle - founded the National Memorial African Bookstore and used it to foster new ideas and help people stand up for their rights. After the story, make your own book about equality, love, and the things that are important to you! 

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Major support for Family Programs is provided by Diana and Joe DiMenna.

Additional generous support is from Daniel & Margaret Loe, Shelley & Tommy Mulitz, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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