We are proud to partner and support Columbus Early Learning Centers' Storytime with Kids & Canvas virtual event. Celebrated author, illustrator and former Columbus resident, Oge Mora, will read from her book, Saturday. Tickets through Eventbrite are only $25 and include a copy of Saturday with a signed bookplate (while bookplates last). All proceedes will benefit the children at Columbus Early Learning Centers.
Saturday is a warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu! Join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.
OGE MORA is a collage artist and storyteller. Her picture book, Thank You, Omu!, was a Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner, and Ezra Jack Keats Book Award recipient. Her second book, Saturday won the 2020 Boston Globe—Horn Book Picture Book Award. Oge’s artwork has been applauded by The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe. She also recently made the Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 list in Arts & Style. Learn more at ogemora.com.
COLUMBUS EARLY LEARNING CENTERS (CELC) is the oldest early education & care provider in the midwest. Founded in 1886, CELC has been passionately committed to supporting Columbus children and their families since inception. CELC provides education to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, the most critical period in a person’s life, through year-round, all-day programming and home visiting. By providing accessible care to families, CELC enables them to secure the financial and professional resources to move out of poverty. Learn more at columbusearlylearning.org.