Catching a Story: Author Presentation

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Allowed Grades: Kindergarten to 5th Grade

Program Description

Catching a Story:
Presentation by Children's Author Janice Harrington

Children in grades K-5 will meet children's author Janice Harrington via Zoom! Known to BPL children's librarian Ms. Alex as her children's librarian growing up at Champaign Public Library, Ms. Harrington is now a creative writing professor at the University of Illinois. Her children’s books have won many awards and citations, including a listing among TIME Magazine’s top 10 children’s books and the Ezra Jack Keats Award from the New York Public Library. You can read more about her and her work at

Prior to this Zoom program, feel free to visit the library and check out some of Harrington's books:

Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner
Catching a Storyfish
Busy-Busy Little Chick
Roberto Walks Home
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County
Going North

We are so proud to have such a talented author in Central Illinois, and we're excited for you to meet her! 

During the registration window for this program, registration can be completed online below or by calling 309.590.6155.  As soon as registration is complete, you will receive an email with a link to the online program. Registration is limited to 50 participants.