Let's Explore: Storytelling & Exploration with Coral Conant Gilles

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Monona Public Library
Forum Room

Event Details

This online event will take place using Zoom Video Conferencing.  Please begin logging into Zoom at 5PM. Program begins at 5:15 and we may not be able to help you with log in after 5:15. More info below.

"Let's Explore" Read.Dream.Share! For Families with Young Children

Join Coral Conant Gilles virtually for stories and nature discovery. Coral's stories inspire exploration, invoke curiosity, and keep us company during difficult times. Coral will also share some of her discoveries and give ideas for exploring on your own, as a family, during social distancing. 

A free nature education program. Youth Services Coordinator, Karen Wendt along with Coral Conant Gilles. Be ready to wiggle, laugh, sing, and trot with Coral and the characters in her stories. 

Craft information:
Coral will lead a craft after telling stories. She will provide different levels for scribblers through kids skilled with scissors and glue. Please bring what materials you have and are appropriate for the age and skill level of your child. Please bring:

- a lunch size paper bag, a paper plate, or a piece of green, white, or brown paper cut in a circle about the size of a paper plate

- markers, crayons, or paint - especially green, red, black, and brown

- optional: scissors, green, brown and red paper (or felt or craft foam), white or black pom poms, googly eyes, and glue


You can access Zoom on your computer, tablet or smart phone, with apps for Apple and Android

Registration is available here. A link to attend will be sent to you Monday afternoon. If you do not register to attend by noon Monday, 5/4, email <Karen@mononalibrary.org> for the link and password to attend. Click here for information from Monona Public Library regarding using Zoom for library events.

Why? “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder… he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.” – Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!

Event Type(s): Children
Presenter: Guest presenters and Youth Services Coordinator, Karen Wendt
Karen Wendt

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