Join the Fisher Children's Center, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and the Women's National Book Association/San Francisco Chapter as we present special guest lecturer Yuyi Morales, who will deliver the 18th annual Effie Lee Morris Lecture in Children's Literature, entitled "Creating Children's Books: An Immigrant's Story." Lecture begins at 6 pm in the Main Library's Koret Auditorium, with a book signing to follow. This event free and open to the public.
Author/illustrator Yuyi Morales has drawn on her Mexican-American heritage to create a wide variety of picture books. The winner of a 2014 Pura Belpré Award for Niño Wrestles the World, she divides her time between Mexico and California.
The Effie Lee Morris Lecture is the capstone of a week's worth of events graced by Yuyi Morales. The week also includes:
Saturday, May 31, 12 noon: Yuyi Morales drops by the Main Library Children's Center to help kick off the 2014 Summer Reading Program.
Wednesday, June 4, 10:15 – 11 a.m.: Yuyi Morales leads a read-aloud of Niño Wrestles the World for children and families at the Mission Branch Library, 300 Bartlett St., San Francisco.
Each year, the Effie Lee Morris Lecture features a distinguished guest author or illustrator of children’s books discussing his or her work for the enjoyment of teachers, librarians, scholars, and the book-loving public. The event honors the work of the late Effie Lee Morris, SFPL’s first coordinator of children’s services and a founder of the SF Chapter of the Women’s National Book Association. For more information, call 415-557-4277 or 415-557-4554.
Lectura de Verano SF 2014 - del 31 de mayo al 10 de agosto 10
Conectar con la biblioteca, la imaginación y San Francisco.
- Movie Night
- Jueves 10 de Septiembre de 2015, 6:00 pmOrtega, Ortega: Sala de Reuniones
- Part of Our Lives
- Jueves 10 de Septiembre de 2015, 6:00 pmBiblioteca Central, Auditorio Koret
- The American Plate with Libby O'Connell
- Viernes 11 de Septiembre de 2015, 4:00 pmBiblioteca Central, Sala Latino/Hispana A & B
- Queso Fresco Workshop
- Martes 15 de Septiembre de 2015, 7:00 pmEureka Valley, Eureka Valley: Área Principal
- Repujado: Tin Art
- Jueves 17 de Septiembre de 2015, 3:00 pmBernal Heights, Bernal Heights: Sala de Reuniones
- Sabor a Salsa!
- Viernes 18 de Septiembre de 2015, 3:30 pmMission , Mission: Área Principal
*Patrocinado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco.