Mo Willems Exhibit at Your Library

Posted Sep 25th, 2009 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Arts & Entertainment,


The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is proud to welcome an art exhibition featuring the works of the award-winning author and illustrator Mo Willems. A Grand Opening Celebration featuring an exhibit of more than 60 original works is scheduled in the Children’s Library at Main from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 17. The exhibit is scheduled to run October 17 through December 26 at Main Library, 325 Michigan St. Activities for youth are planned in the Children’s Library on Oct. 17.

Willems, a former animator and writer for Sesame Street, captures the essence of childhood and family life through his illustrations and children’s literature. His books, animated cartoons, and television writing have garnered six Emmy Awards, three Caldecott Honors, two Geisel Medals, the Carnegie Medal for film, and dozens of fans in the tri-state area. (Note: Mo Willems will not be present for this exhibit)

The Mo Willems exhibition is generously presented by Target®, the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, the Library Legacy Foundation, the Robert L. and Posy Huebner Fund, Dorothy MacKenzie Price, and the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

For more details, please call 419.259.5207

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