Plan to join us for the 15th annual
Joan Y. Leopold Children’s Book Week Celebration

November 8 – November 14, 2021


Me & Mama


Me & Mama


Caldecott and Coretta Scott King honoree Cozbi Cabrera will join us to talk about her award-winning book Me and Mama. Each family will receive a copy of the book to keep and can get the book signed after the event. In person event registration will be limited, events will be socially distanced, and all current CDC guidelines will be followed.

Each family will receive a copy of the book to keep.



Elizabethville Area Library
Friday, November 12, 5:30 p.m.
>> Registration will open in September

William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library
Saturday, November 13, 10:00 a.m.
>> Registration will open in September

Kline Library
Saturday, November 13, 1:30 p.m.
>> Registration will open in September

East Shore Area Library - This event will be live-streamed simultaneously.
Sunday, November 14, 2:00 p.m.
>> Registration will open in September

Check back in September for event registration.


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About the Author

Cozi Cabrera

Cozbi A. Cabrera received a BFA from Parsons School of Design. Her cloth dolls have garnered the attention of collectors around the world and have bene featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is the illustrator of several books, including the picture book Beauty, Her Basket, which Publisher’s Weekly called “a quiet treasure” in a starred review. Read More >


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