|Snail Mail: Grab & Go Kit|
Event Type: Children's Program|
Age Group(s): All Ages
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Grab a kit, connect with a purpose, and start writing letters! Supplies limited.Library: All Branches
Drop in and pick up a letter writing kit from any library location during business hours starting Saturday, April 3rd, while supplies last.
In Front Desk by Kelly Yang, Mia writes... a lot! She writes letters to her cousin, a complaint letter, assignments for school, and an essay for a contest. Now it’s your turn! Reconnect with friends and family, drop a friendly letter to a stranger, thank your favorite author or hold a politician to their promises. We’ll provide the supplies, you provide the personal touch.
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