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Jane Addams Book Awards

WILPF-Madison participates in the Jane Addams Book Awards in several ways. In addition to having a member(s) from our branch serve on the selection committee, WILPF-Madison donates a set of books to the Madison Public Libraries, and sponsors events to promote the books in the Madison area.

This year -
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award
Reading for Peace, Justice & Understanding

Madison Central Library - Children’s Room

May 14 - 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Families and community members of all ages are invited for an afternoon of learning and creation as we celebrate the recipients of the 2016 Jane Addams Children's Book Award and honor the local children who helped in the award process. Reading and an art project will combine for a special experience.

Mama’s Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation
2016 Honor Book
by Edwidge Danticat

For more information contact Susan Freiss 608-609-7961.