Christopher Paul Curtis to Visit WPL

Internationally renowned children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Wednesday, May 11 to meet school children, read from his works and interact with members of the Windsor Public Library Children’s Writing Club. He will be reading from 9:35-10:30 a.m. and then meeting with students and others in attendance.

School children from across Windsor and Essex County will be in attendance as Mr. Curtis reads, entertains and encourages participation in the creative process.

Christopher Paul Curtis is best known for award winning books such as: THE MADMEN OF PINEY WOODS, ELIJAH OF BUXTON, both of which are set in Essex County; BUD, NOT BUDDY which won the prestigious Newbery Award and was recently made into a play in Chicago:; and THE WATSON’S GO TO BIRMINGHAM, which was made into a Hallmark Feature Film.

Also scheduled on Wednesday morning are sessions on self-publishing led by Dave Alexander who will talk about his self-published and illustrated work, the opportunity to experience the new WPL Technology Hub and the new Local History Centre will feature presenter Kim Elliott talking about local Afro-Canadian history. The tours and workshops will run from 10:30 a.m. through Noon.

For more information, please contact Janet Brown at 519-255-6770, Ext.4579.

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