The Highline College Library warmly invites you to our read-aloud, series for adults: Highline Reads
Recurring event link: https://tinyurl.com/HighlineReads
Tune into these zoom live/recorded sessions as faculty, staff, and community guests read-a-loud works of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and share media across engaging topics for the adult set. Stay for the optional, short discussions after each reading. This is open to the public, invite your people! Questions? Interested in reading at a future Highline Reads? Contact your friendly Highline librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Date & Time
|Wednesday, April 7 @ 2pm||Susan Rich and Arcturus Writers||Highline Reads: Arcturus Literary Magazine||National Poetry Month - April|
|Thursday, April 22 @ 12noon||Aleyda Cervantes (Spanish bilingual!)||Highline Reads: Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent by Eduardo Galeano|
|Monday, May 10 @ 2pm||collaboration with AANAPISI||Highline Storytime: Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho and Illustrator: Dung Ho||Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month|
Tues 5/18, @ 12noon
|Fawzi Belal, Sam Oussama, and Arabic Club student readers|
Thurs, May 27 @10:30 am
|Amy Rider and Chino Gonzales||
Highline Storytime/Reads: From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea by Kai Cheng Thom + Trans Kids : Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century (ebook) by Tey Meadow, also available in print version.
|LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month - June|
|Wed, June 9 @||AANAPISI students||Highline Storytime: No ka ʻelepaio kolohe = The naughty ʻelepaio / Naughty ʻelepaio. Hawaiian & English by Malia Kruger and Eve Furchgott, illustrator|
Arcturus 2021, Highline's Literary Magazine | read by the Arcturus Editors and faculty Susan Rich
Highline English Prof Susan Rich and 2021 Arcturus Editors read from their own published work and some of their favorite authors' poems during National Poetry Month. Highline students can receive a reduced-free copy of the recent Arcturus volume via the bookstore (link here).
My Hair is a Garden | written and illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera
Benny Doesn't Like to Be Hugged | written by Zetta Elliott | illustrated by Purple Wong
In honor of Black History Month, Umoja student ambassador Bontu Balda and Library Director Gerie Ventura share two favorite stories celebrating Black, African American, and African storytelling with campus. Bontu reads My hair is a garden, a picture book celebrating natural Black hair. (Reading level: 4 to 7 years.)
Gerie reads Benny doesn’t like to be hugged, a children’s book that encourages children to appreciate and accept our differences. (Reading level: 8 to 12 years.)
Highline Outreach Services' coordinator Aleyda Cervantes explores Earth-day themes of colonialism, extraction of resources, activism, and land-stewardship while reading The Open Veins of Latin America in Spanish (with English read-along text).