North Star Songs: Codes and Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 6-11)

3rd floor
Registration Required

Enjoy readings of “Freedom River” by Doreen Rappaport (Coretta Scott King Honor for illustration), “Follow the Drinking Gourd” by Jeanette Winter, and other books about the underground railroad. Learn about the symbols and meanings hidden in music and folk art used by the heroic “conductors” of the railroad.

We'll also enjoy a live performance of the secret map song "Follow the Drinking Gourd" on acoustic guitar and a north star symbol craft.

This program is part of the 50-50 Initiative in which libraries in all 50 states provide programs in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee.

Contact Information
  1. Deivis Garcia
  2. 973-744-0500, ext 2236
  3. youthservices@montclair.bccls.org
Thu, June 20
4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/20/2019 4:00pm 06/20/2019 5:00pm America/New_York North Star Songs: Codes and Symbols of the Underground Railroad (Ages 6-11)

3rd floor
Registration Required

Enjoy readings of “Freedom River” by Doreen Rappaport (Coretta Scott King Honor for illustration), “Follow the Drinking Gourd” by Jeanette Winter, and other books about the underground railroad. Learn about the symbols and meanings hidden in music and folk art used by the heroic “conductors” of the railroad.

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50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042

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