Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Pebbles Center Fall Saturday Storytime

October 3rd, 2009 - December 5th, 2009
Saturdays, 2:00 PM
2:00 PM

Location
The Pebbles Center
Children’s Resource Center
New Orleans Public Library
913 Napoleon Ave

This fall the Pebbles Center will begin a Saturday storytime with featured books from the collection. Each reading will fall on the first Saturday of every month starting at 2:00 pm beginning Saturday, October 3rd. The books selected are all winners of the CLASP (Consortium for Latin American Studies Programs) Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Come and bring your children to learn about Latin America and to discover the resources at the Pebbles Center.

Schedule
October 3, 2009
2009 Américas Book Award Winner Just In Case by Yuyi Morales will be read, followed by a sugar skull making workshop to prepare for Día de los Muertos.

November 7, 2009
2008 Américas Book Award Winner Yum! MmMm! Que Rico! Americas’ Sproutings by Pat Mora will be read, followed by a craft.

December 5, 2009
2009 Américas Book Award Winner The Surrender Tree by Margarita Engle will be read, followed by a craft that explores the culture of Cuba.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

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Saturday, June 1
10:30 AM

Saturday, June 15
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 6
10:30 AM

Saturday, July 20
10:30 AM

Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

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Wednesday, June 5
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 12
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 19
10:30 AM

Wednesday, June 26
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 3
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 10
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 17
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 24
10:30 AM

Wednesday, July 31
10:30 AM

K-12 Educator S.T.E.A.M Workshop: Teaching Central America at the Zoo

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Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies in collaboration with the Audubon Nature Institute will be hosting a K-12 educator workshop on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This workshop will focus on conservation efforts and environment of Central American rainforests. This workshop is a great way to learn how to bring real world science into your classroom. Activities will incorporate a variety of sciences and other subjects including: art, environmental science, cultural components, anthropology, computer science and technology. While it is geared for middle and high school teachers, this workshop is open to all educators formal and informal.

Additional details coming soon.