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Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Program Pioneros/as Series: Pura Belpre: Storyteller

 
Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Centro Library Room 120,
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035
 

 

Pura Belpré, New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian was an ambassador for the New York Public Library’s work with the Puerto Rican/Latino community. The innovative storyteller, folklorist and puppeteer used puppetry, arts and crafts as tools to teach children to read, write and express themselves and transformed a community. Film and discussion.