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BIG READ: Kantha Quilting Workshop

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Make your own hand-stitched Kantha cloth sample that can be used as a table mat on Wednesday, March 9 @ 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Pennington Quilt Works. The session is free and all supplies will be provided by Pennington Quilt Works. Open to all. No experience is necessary. Part of Pennington Public Library’s 2022 NEA Big Read.

To register, call 609-737-4321 or visit penningtonquilts.com. For more information: Penningtonlibrary.org/2022kantha/

The Big Read is a community-wide event that encourages as many people as possible to read the same book and participate in a wide variety of events, such as: book discussions, film screenings, and other themed programming from February 26-April 2022.

Copies of The Best We Could Do will be distributed for free at the library starting in January 2022. Make sure to stop by and grab a copy! We encourage you to then pass your copy to a friend.

The Best We Could Do is an intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from wartorn Vietnam. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, author Thi Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves.


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March 9
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Pennington Quilt Works
7 Tree Farm Rd STE 104
Pennington, United States
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