Taste of Soul Sunday

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What Does Your Name Mean to You? Poetry Workshop

1:30 pm & 3:00 pm | Level 2 | Storytime Room

Join The Diatribe for a poetry workshop. Bring a poem you have already written, a favorite poem by a poet of your choice, or create one at the workshop. The Diatribe, made up of local musicians and poets, will encourage positive self-expression by giving you ideas on how to shape your poem. Poems by Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and other poets that are mentioned in the One Book, One City for Kids selection One Crazy Summer or influenced the author Rita Williams-Garcia, will be available.

This event is funded by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.

Kid’s Crafts

1:00 – 4:00 pm | Level 2 | Children’s Library

Drop in and create a traffic light (invented by Garrett Augustus Morgan) or a rocket craft (inspired by astronaut Mae Jemison).