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(LOL) Literacy Out Loud with TAHIRA

A 2024 CCPL Summer Learning Challenge Program!

2024-07-24 14:00:00 2024-07-24 15:00:00 America/New_York (LOL) Literacy Out Loud with TAHIRA P.D. Brown Memorial Branch -

Wednesday, July 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-24 14:00:00 2024-07-24 15:00:00 America/New_York (LOL) Literacy Out Loud with TAHIRA Come enjoy and be part of funny stories and enjoyable songs with TAHIRA! P.D. Brown Memorial Branch -

Come enjoy and be part of funny stories and enjoyable songs with TAHIRA!

Come spend an afternoon hearing tickle-your-funny-bone tales and delightful sing-along songs in this assembly featuring stories rooted in the oral tradition of the African Diaspora! Participants will join in the performance through call-in-response and engaging Q&A woven into the fabric of the stories!


About the Presenter: 


TAHIRA is a storyteller, poet, vocalist, and musician with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University’s School of Communication and Theatre. She has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil! Since 1996, TAHIRA has been a full-time performing and teaching artist. Whether performing her original works or her vast repertoire of stories from the African oral tradition, she brings to her audience messages of courage, hope, and spiritual strength. Blending, song, poetry, and story in a high-energy performance TAHIRA captivates and enthralls audiences in schools, libraries, festivals, and social services organizations nationally and internationally. In December 2015, TAHIRA performed in Ghana, West Africa at the internationally acclaimed festival, PANAFEST. TAHIRA is renowned for using storytelling in non-traditional settings, such as with victims of trauma and juvenile in correctional facilities. TAHIRA is the 2000 Recipient of the Delaware Division of Arts Fellowship in the Established Professional category for her outstanding contributions to Oral Literature.


The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Charles County Public Library.

Charles County Public Library events are accessible for all. If you have an accessibility request, please contact programs@ccplonline.org three business days prior to the event.

P.D. Brown Memorial Branch

Phone: 301-645-2864

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 Closed

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Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
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Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come enjoy and be part of funny stories and enjoyable songs with TAHIRA!

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