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April 17, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Family Literacy Night is a monthly event hosted by the Humboldt Literacy Project. The mission of the Literacy Project is to provide the literacy skills that adults need to function on the job, in the family, and in the community. The Literacy Project offers free and confidential services to all adults 16 years and over. For details, call the Humboldt Literacy Project at 445-3655.
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free. Sponsored by First 5 Humboldt. Books provided by Tin Can Mailman and other community donors.
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6:30 p.m., Eureka Library Family Literacy Night, Bilingual Storyteller Olga Loya

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Latina storyteller, performance artist, writer and teacher, Olga Loya uses a dramatic mix of Spanish and English to share traditional tales from Latin America as well as stories from her own varied and colorful life growing up in East Los Angeles. Known nationally and described as an 'alchemist' who can conjure up images and fill them with life, her shows are bursting with color and passion. Loya uses her voice, body, and sometimes music and dance to draw her audience into the imaginative and surprising worlds of the tales she tells. Each child in attendance will receive a free book, new or gently used.

Olga Loya's expressive storytelling shows in her hands & the tilt of her head.
Olga Loya
Olga will use English and Spanish to tell her tales
   - and you'll enjoy (and probably understand!) every word.