|Omaha Public Library welcomes authors for all ages in April|
|March 29, 2013|
Omaha Public Library is pleased to welcome two visiting authors in April. The upcoming events provide an opportunity for individuals of all ages and interests to meet authors and learn more about the inspiration behind their work. All events are free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the author discussions.
Dan Yaccarino is known for his picture books including Unlovable, The Fantastic World of Jacques Cousteau, and All the Way to America. He has worked on the Parent's Choice Award-winning animated TV series Oswald and Emmy-winning series Willa's Wild Life. He also created character designs for The Backyardigans. Yaccarino will visit storytime at South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., on Friday, April 12, at 10 a.m. He will discuss his career path and what it took to accomplish his goals at Charles B. Washington Branch, 2868 Ames Ave., on Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m. Learn more about the author at danyaccarino.com, or visit the The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino on display through April 14 at Joslyn Art Museum.
Nebraska author Barbara Eymann Mohrman will be the featured presenter at the fifth annual Book Club Blowout on Saturday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. at Benson Branch, 6015 Binney St. Mohrman will lead the discussion Dust Covered Dreams around her book, Four Blue Stars in the Window. Mohrman uses visual aids like her grandmother Hattie's kerosene lamp, clothing made from flour sacks and her father's military uniform to tell her family's story of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and the duty of a generation. Learn more about the author at fourbluestarsinthewindow.com.
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