Overview

Join NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry for a free reading of Nighttime Symphony written by Christopher Myers and illustrated by Kaa Illustration or Chato’s Kitchen written by Gary Soto and illustrated by Susan Guevara.

Nighttime Symphony
As a little boy gets ready for bed, the sounds of a wild storm echo around him, lulling him to sleep. From the crash of thunder to the pitter-patter of raindrops to the beat of passing cars, the music of the city creates a cozy bedtime soundtrack.

Chato’s Kitchen
Chato, the coolest cat in East L.A., couldn’t be happier when a family of mice moves into the “barrio”. When Chato gets out the pots and pans to prepare a feast in honor of their new neighbors, he gets more than he can handle with the surprise guest the mice bring along.

The first 25 families to RSVP will receive a FREE copy of the book!

Enjoy a performance by Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens after a reading of Chato’s Kitchen or Nighttime Symphony at select local Newark Public Libraries!

NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry will lead a free reading from 4–5PM and then the jazz ensemble will perform from 5–6 PM at specific locations listed below.

 

Saturday, November 23, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Books on the Move: Hillside Public Library
1409 Liberty Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Books on the Move & Jazz in the Stacks: Clinton
739 Bergen St, Newark, NJ 07108

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Books on the Move & Jazz in the Stacks: Main Library
5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07101

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Books on the Move: Newark Van Buren Library
140 Van Buren St, Newark, NJ 07105

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Books on the Move & Jazz in the Stacks: Vailsburg
75 Alexander St, Newark, NJ 07106

Saturday, April 25, 2020
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Books on the Move: Summit Free Public Library
75 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901

Wednesday, May 6. 2020
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Books on the Move & Jazz in the Stacks: North End
722 Summer Ave, Newark, NJ 07104