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A CJM Family Day: Celebrating Authors Big and Small

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 • 10am–3pm

ADMISSION: Present your SFPL Card for free admission. Youth 18 and under always free.

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2017-04-09 10:00:00 UTC2017-04-09 15:00:00 UTC America/Los_AngelesThe CJM - 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CAA CJM Family Day: Celebrating Authors Big and Small Join us as we celebrate books, reading, and the story sharing tradition of Passover at The CJM’s annual Family Day. Stories come alive with acrobatic storytelling by Acrolele, Puppy Dog Tales, kid authors sharing their books, letterpress bookplate projects, free cake, and more! Presented in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, SF Center for the Book, SF Unified School District, and San Francisco SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales. 

Join us as we celebrate books, reading, and the story sharing tradition of Passover at The CJM’s annual Family Day. Stories come alive with acrobatic storytelling by Acrolele, Puppy Dog Tales, kid authors sharing their books, letterpress bookplate projects, free cake, and more!

Presented in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, SF Center for the Book, SF Unified School District, and San Francisco SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales. 

FEATURED activities

Super Fun Sunday

Come early when The Museum opens just for young kids and their grownups to enjoy Passover play and art-making.

Green Bookmobile

Visit the Green Bookmobile, get a new library card, and continue your exploration of books. Look for them in front of The Museum on Mission Street.

Button Making

Create your own book loving buttons with teen interns from SFPL.

Acrolele with Nikki Borodi and Link Zampino

Watch, listen, and enjoy Kate and the Beanstalk—part acrobatics, part storytelling, part ukulele, and completely fun!

Book Arts with San Francisco Center for the Book       

Join our special guest artist from SF Center for the Book to make your own book art.

Kid Comics at The CJM 

Calling all kids (ages 5–18): we want to hear your jokes. In conjunction with the exhibition Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs, The CJM is making a video of kids telling jokes to be screened in the Zim Zoom Family Room. Come with your best joke for a chance to be included in the first ever Kid Comics at The CJM. (Registration recommended.)

Storytimes with Puppy Dog Tales

Listen to a variety of children’s books, and meet the lovable canines from the SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales. 

Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Exhibition      

Come view the enchanting collection of books created by San Francisco public school students, from kindergarten through grade 12.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
  • Super Fun Sunday
    10–11am
  • Button-Making
    11am–3pm
  • Book Arts with San Francisco Center for the Book
    11am–3pm
  • Green Bookmobile
    11am–3pm
  • Acrolele with Nikki Borodi and Link Zampino
    11–11:30am
  • Kid Comics at The CJM
    11am–1pm
  • Student Bookmaking Competition Exhibition
    11am–2pm
  • Free Cake!
    12–12:30
  • Storytimes with Puppy Dog Tales
    12:30–1pm
  • Storytimes with Puppy Dog Tales
    1:30–2pm
contact

For more information and to register for Kid Comics at The CJM, email families@thecjm.org.

about the performers
Acrolele

“Acrolele" is the joined forces of Nikki Borodi and Link Zampino bringing entertainment and storytelling unlike anything you've seen before. Watch Borodi strum her ukulele and sing while Zampino juggles her on his hands and feet! This visually stunning acrobatic, musical, and vocal performance is guaranteed to make adults and children giggle with delight!

supporters

Presented in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, SF Center for the Book, and San Francisco SPCA’s Puppy Dog Tales. 

Family Programs are made possible with presenting partnership by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation. Major support comes from Bank of America and the Koret Foundation. Additional support comes from Dick Blick Art Materials.