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Worden Public Library events in January

The Worden Public Library will host a children’s program on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 10 a.m. The featured book will be Ezra Jack Keats’ classic, The Snowy Day, the story of a small boy who explores the outdoors after a snowstorm. He builds a snowman, bangs snow off trees with a stick, makes snow angels, and wonders why the snowball he placed in his pocket is no longer there when he goes to sleep that night. Keats was one of the first children’s book illustrators to place African Americans in his books as main characters. In The Snowy Day, as in most of his books, Keats uses painted and cut paper...


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