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Thank You, Omu! Story and Craft (Ages 6 and up) 

Date: Mon, 09/23/2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Main Library - Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Categories: Kid & Family Events

Registration required (registration begins Monday, August 26).

Online registration is available for valid Montclair Public Library card holders. All others should call the Youth and Teen Services Department to be added to the waiting list.

Mmmm! What could possibly smell so yummy? Join Ms. Matilda as she reads Oge Mora’s “Thank You, Omu!,” a lovely story about Omu’s delicious stew and the importance of sharing and community in Nigerian culture. We will also enjoy some homemade stew and Omu activities that will delight the whole family. Please advise of food allergies.

Oge Mora is a Caldecott Honor Artist (2019) and winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award (2019). This program is part of the 50-50 Initiative in which libraries in all 50 states provide programs in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

 

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