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Playing With Words & Music

Celebrate spring with free music, rhymes, poetry, stories, and more.

Blogpost
Dear Poetry: I Hate You, I Love You Dear Poetry: I Hate You, I Love You
By Megan
Every April is National Poetry Month. And every April I pick out a few collections and fall back into my love/hate relationship with poetry…
Every April is National Poetry Month. And every April I pick out a few collections and fall back into my love/hate relationship with poetry…
Blogpost
Four Teen Novels in Verse for National P… Four Teen Novels in Verse for National P…
By Whitney
April is National Poetry Month and what better way to honor the occasion than by reading some poetry? One of my favorite book formats to di…
April is National Poetry Month and what better way to honor the occasion than by reading some poetry? One of my favorite book formats to di…
Event
Young Writers' & Authors' Coffeehouse Young Writers' & Authors' Coffeehouse
Duvall
Come hear the winning stories and poems of the Young Writers' and Artists' Challenge and attend a workshop with author Dori Hillstad Butler.
Come hear the winning stories and poems of the Young Writers' and Artists' Challenge and attend a workshop with author Dori Hillstad Butler.
Website
Liesel Lund Liesel Lund
Before learning to create beautiful journals from old books at our altered book workshops, get inspired on our presenter's website.
Before learning to create beautiful journals from old books at our altered book workshops, get inspired on our presenter's website.
Website
The Harmonica Pocket The Harmonica Pocket
Listen to favorite Dr. Seuss books turned into songs in this music sample from The Harmonica Pocket.
Listen to favorite Dr. Seuss books turned into songs in this music sample from The Harmonica Pocket.
Video
Your Farm in the City Your Farm in the City
It’s spring! Time to learn about all the little critters in your garden in this YouTube video from urban farmer Lisa Taylor.
It’s spring! Time to learn about all the little critters in your garden in this YouTube video from urban farmer Lisa Taylor.
Website
Charlie Williams (Noiseguy) Charlie Williams (Noiseguy)
Find out more about Noiseguy, one of the performers behind another hilarious show coming to Playing with Words and Music this spring.
Find out more about Noiseguy, one of the performers behind another hilarious show coming to Playing with Words and Music this spring.
Website
Julie Paschkis Julie Paschkis
Learn about an artist, author, and illustrator who has created art for our Playing with Words and Music series many times over the years.
Learn about an artist, author, and illustrator who has created art for our Playing with Words and Music series many times over the years.
Staff List
Playing With Words & Music
recommended by KCLSReads
Browse titles inspired by the programs and performers in this year's Playing with Words series.
Browse titles inspired by the programs and performers in this year's Playing with Words series.
Online Resource
Are You a Published Author? Are You a Published Author?
Add your indie-published book to the library catalog.
Add your indie-published book to the library catalog.
Website
Janet Wong Janet Wong
Learn about this author of 30 books for children and teens who has spoken at events all around the world, including the White House.
Learn about this author of 30 books for children and teens who has spoken at events all around the world, including the White House.
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