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An Afternoon with Javaka Steptoe

Event Type: Family/All Ages
Date: 9/24/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Join us for an afternoon with author and artist Javaka Steptoe, who is this year's winner of the highest honor for children's picture books - the Caldecott Medal. He will talk about his recent book, "Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat" which also won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. A book signing will follow.

Doors open at 1:30 pm for refreshments and book sales. Jane Addams Book Shop will be on site selling Javaka Steptoe's books.

Part of The Pygmalion Festival and the Great Authors at the Library series. Made possible with support from the Library Friends.
Library: Main Library, 200 W. Green St.    Map
Location: Robeson Pavilion Room A & B
Other Information:
 Other great art events at the library:
Sep 24, Young Artists Workshop with Javaka Steptoe: Collage, 11 am
Sep 24, An Afternoon with Javaka Steptoe, 2 pm
Sep 24, Opening Reception for "The Art Connection", 3:30 pm
Contact: Children's Services
Contact Number: 217/403-2030
Link: Visit Javaka Steptoe’s Website