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Who Was Maya Angelou – A Virtual Story Time

In place of our planned April Who Was program, we have created this virtual story time that you can watch at home! Listen to Ava Challenger read Who Was Maya Angelou?, explore one of Angelou’s famous poems, and follow along with a guide to make your own poetry collage at home!

Events

Cancelled: Who Was? A Story Time – Harriet Tubman

Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. We will share information about rescheduling or a virtual event when that information is available.

Explore Harriet Tubman‘s amazing life helping enslaved people escape to freedom. After the reading, take part in a strategy game.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Cancelled: Who Was? A Story Time – George Washington Carver

Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. We will share information about rescheduling or a virtual event when that information is available.

Come learn about scientist and inventor George Washington Carver and take part in an activity that will give you the chance to test your own inventor skills.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by

 

Cancelled: Who Was? A Story Time – Barack Obama

Due to COVID-19 this event has been cancelled. We will share information about rescheduling or a virtual event when that information is available.

Explore the life of President Barack Obama in this month’s story time! The reading will be followed by a voting activity.

We are partnering with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for a children’s story program based on the Who Was series of biographies. These sessions will feature a reading of a Who Was biography and a hands-on activity to connect kids to the inspiring life of each story time’s subject. Join us on the second Saturday of each month to celebrate important historical and contemporary African Americans. Every participant in the Who Was? A Story Time series will receive a coupon that can be redeemed at the AAMI museum store for 10% a Who Was? book.

 

 

This series is sponsored by