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Counting Kindness with Hollis Kurman (ages 0–12)

Sat March 9 @ 11 h 00 - 12 h 00

Meet author Hollis Kurman and enjoy a reading of her picture book.

Enjoy a reading of Counting Kindness: Ten Ways to Welcome Refugee Children with author Hollis Kurman, then participate in an activity based on the book. After the reading, there will be a time for a Q&A with the author.

The activity is entirely in English, and no translation will be provided. All participants must be able to understand and speak English in order to participate in the program. Children between the ages 6–12 may participate in Library programs on their own, while their chaperone remains inside the Library.

About Hollis Kurman: Hollis Kurman is the author of Counting Kindness: Ten Ways to Welcome Refugee Children (US) ( illustrated by Barroux), which was endorsed by Amnesty International. Her poems (one of which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize) have been published in multiple journals. In addition to her writing, Ms. Hollis moderates a wide range of events and is Chairperson of the Ivy Circle Netherlands. She has served as a member of the Supervisory Boards of Save the Children NL, and she is a member of the Human Rights Watch Global Advisory Council for Women’s Rights and she is a contributing Editor on the Board of Barrow Street Books in NY. You can find out more about Hollis Kurman on her website.

Important information: This event is for Library members, and advance registration is required. Caregivers are expected to familiarize themselves with the Library Policy for Children and the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. Questions about collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children and Teens Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.


Sat March 9
11 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min
Event Category:
Counting Kindness with Hollis Kurman (ages 0–12)
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