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Reader's Theatre

A Year of Stories

Reader’s Theatre shared a dozen diverse seasonal stories in 2022.
The monthly live events showcased books, crafts, and talent near and far.
Enjoy a look back at 2022 and join us for more events in person in 2023.
Jan. 12 Belle, the Last Mule at Gee’s Bend: A Civil Right's Story
by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Betty Stroud

A celebration of MLK Week!
Make a Mule-Drawn Cart Craft
Feb. 9 Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
by John Steptoe

A celebration of Black History Month!

Make an Accordion Snake Craft
Mar. 9 Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers: How A First Lady Changed America
by Kathi Appelt

A celebration of Women's History Month!

Make a Bouquet of Paper Bluebonnets Craft
Apr. 13 Last Stop on Market Street
by Matt de la Pena

A celebration of Beyond the Book and the 100th Anniversary of the Newbery Award!

Make a Market Street Bus
May 11 Jojofu
by Michael P. Waite 

A celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Make a Jojofu Pin Art Craft
Jun. 8 Freedom’s Gifts: A Juneteenth Story
by Valerie Wesley

A celebration of Juneteenth!
Weave a Picnic Table Cloth Project
Jul. 13 Honoring Heroes
by Christine Platt

A celebration of Discover Summer, Discover DC

Make a Freedom Drum
Aug. 10 Kalamata’s Kitchen
by Sarah Thomas

A celebration of Back to School!

Make a Spice Box Craft
Sep. 14 Lion and Mouse
by Jairo Buitrago

A celebration of Beyond the Book!

Make a Lion Mask
Oct. 12 Alma and How She Got Her Name
by Juana Martinez-Neal

A celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month!

Make a Celebration of your Name Craft
Nov. 9 Caterina, the Clever Farm Girl: A Tale from Italy
by Julienne Peterson

A celebration of Kids Euro Fest!

Make a Clay Mortar and Pestle set Craft 
Dec. 14 Grumpy Monkey: Oh, No! Christmas
by Suzanne Lang

A celebration of World Monkey Day!

Make a Grumpy Monkey Marionette