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BIG READ: Lantern Making Workshop

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this family-friendly workshop on you will make your own lantern that you can hang to celebrate the upcoming full moon on March 18. Also learn more about the history of the lantern. Saturday, March 12, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Pennington United Methodist Church

In partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council
Registration Required: Penningtonlibrary.org/lanternmaking/

Recommended for ages 6+. Supplies provided. Part of Pennington Public Library’s 2022 NEA Big Read.

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 12
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Pennington United Methodist Church
60 S Main Street
Pennington, NJ United States
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