|Key Bookmark: Grab and Go Kit|
Event Type: Children's Program|
Age Group(s): Ages 6-11, Ages 12 to 17
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Design a Front Desk inspired key shaped bookmark. Supplies limited.Library: All Branches
Drop in and pick up a design a key shaped bookmark kits from any library location during business hours starting Saturday, April 17th, while supplies last.
In Front Desk by Kelly Yang, keys play a significant role. Physically, Mia Tang has to manage the room keys, giving them out to guests, getting them back when they leave, and replacing them when they break or are lost. Keys give Mia a lot of troubles when learning how to use the key cutting machine. In the end, Mia bests the machine! Keys are also more than just a physical thing for Mia. She learns friendship, family, and justice are also keys to a happy life.
Decorate your bookmark with what is key in your life, your favorite quotes, your favorite things or whatever inspires you.
Front Desk, the award winning debut middle-grade novel by Kelly Yang tells the story of Mia Tang, who helps her parents manage a motel in Southern California as they pursue their American dream. As they navigate a system hostile to immigrants, they form a community based on trust and love.
Kelly Yang was born in China and immigrated to America with her parents when she was six years old. She went to college at the age of 13 and law school at the age of 17. After law school, she gave up law to pursue her passion of writing and teaching children writing. She is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, a leading writing and debating program for kids in Asia.
Contact: Sami Kerzel
Contact Number: 541-312-1081