Illinois Libraries Present: Kwame Alexander
Program Type:Lecture Series
Enjoy a local expert discussing a topic of interest.
This is a live virtual event that you can attend over Zoom. If you would like to view it live from home, please register by clicking here: https://bit.ly/ILP_KwameAlexander, and they will email you a link to the Zoom event. You may also use that form to submit questions for Kwame Alexander, which they will ask if time permits.
In addition to the home viewing option, Lincoln Library will be showing the live stream on-site in our DeFrates Reading Room.
Join us for an evening of inspiration and conversation with best-selling and award-winning children’s and young adult author and poet, Kwame Alexander, author of the Newbery Award winning book, The Crossover, Newbery Honor/Caldecott Medal winning book, The Undefeated, and most recently, An American Story, for an Illinois Libraries Present event for young people and their families. Kwame will share ways to say yes to your story and persist in the face of rejection as he shares his own publishing journey. As a creator of more than 36 books, Kwame will energize our community to harness the power of words and storytelling for change!