Watch Party and Cartooning Workshop for Jerry Craft

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Program Type:

Art / Craft

Age Group:

Elementary, Teens
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Allowed Grades: 4th Grade to 8th Grade

Program Description

Event Details

In person Watch Party:

Join us for a special watch party with Jerry Craft, New York Times best selling author and illustrator of the graphic novels New Kid and Class Act.  New Kid has won the John Newberry Medal (2020), the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature (2019), and the Coretta Scott King Author Award for the most outstanding work by an African American writer (2020).  See the live webinar presentation on the big screen and draw along with Jerry.  All supplies provided. Register below.

There is a Zoom option available for those not able to attend in person. Register for the online program here.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). 

Online Zoom Program:

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations for the online program, please email