Wednesday, December 13, 7 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library
Registration begins November 8! Meet poet Useni Eugene Perkins, author of the beautiful children’s book Hey, Black Child!, which contains Perkins’ lyrical, empowering classic poem that celebrates black children and inspires all young people to dream big and achieve their goals. Also part of this exciting program will be 5-year-old Pe’Tehn who wowed audiences with her performance of the poem on Steve Harvey’s Little Big Shots (her video went viral with over 2.7 million views)! Bookends and Beginnings will be on hand to sell copies of the book, which includes gorgeous art from the legendary award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier. Register online, in person, or by phone at 847-448-8610.