Children’s Virtual Events Archive

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Meet the Author Raquel M. Ortiz

Local author Raquel M. Ortiz reads her bilingual picture book When Julia Danced Bomba / Cuando Julia bailaba bomba in Spanish. Watch children from Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center show what they have learned about the Afro-Latino tradition of bomba music and dancing. Enjoy! Read More

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2022 Summer Reading Club Storytime

Watch Lakewood Public Library’s Kate MacGregor read ocean-themed stories to kick off the 2022 Summer Reading Club, "Oceans of Possibilities." Read More

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Read and Grow: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Sign up your child to read 1,000 books together with you! Read More

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“Why I Love Lakewood” by Luke

Watch Lakewood City Schools 4th grade student, Luke, read his 2021 winning essay Why I Love Lakewood Read More

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Meet The Author—Margaret Bernstein

Local author Margaret Bernstein talks about her dream of making every child’s home a reading-friendly environment. Listen along as she reads three of her inspiring storybooks designed for fathers to read with their children. Read More

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Meet The Author—Jerome T. White

Jerome T. White, professional artist, teacher and author, talks about his book Red Tail Dreamer, a tribute to White’s late grandfather and the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen. Read More

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Meet The Author—Sequoia Bostick

Enjoy watching local author and illustrator Sequoia Bostick read her children's book Bridget & Bot. Read More

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Storytime—Prince Cinders and Falling For Rapunzel

Watch Lakewood Public Library’s Jeffrey Siebert read Prince Cinders by Babette Cole and Falling For Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox. Read More

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Meet The Author—Caron Wykle

Watch local author Caron Wykle read from The Last Green Leaf, her first book which features Petey, a green leaf, who despairs when he is the last green leaf left on the trees in fall. Read More

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Storytime—Kevin the Unicorn and Unicorns Are the Worst!

Watch Lakewood Public Library’s Julie Strunk read Kevin the Unicorn: Why Can't We Be Bestie-corns? by Jessika von Innerebner and Unicorns Are the Worst! by Alex Willan. Read More