POP-UP LIBRARY FEATURING STORY TIME WITH RAAKHEE MIRCHANDANI
Join us for a fun-filled weekend with this family friendly event, celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Come sit outside, read, draw, enjoy the view, and explore a curated collection of books and hands-on materials.
Story Time will take place at 12:30pm, with author Raakhee Mirchandani reading her book, Super Satya Saves the Day, followed by an activity. Kids will be introduced to Satya, a precocious Indian-American superhero, who is ready to save the day, even if she doesn't always know it right away! Plus, we will be giving away a limited number of free copies of Super Satya Saves the Day!
The Pop-Up Library will visit the Park on:
Saturday, May 18 & Sunday, May 19; Saturday, June 15 & Sunday, June 16; Saturday July 20 & Sunday, July 21; Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18; Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22; Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20.
Raakhee Mirchandani is an award-winning writer and editor. Her work has appeared in Elle, Glamour, Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, New York Post, Redbook and HuffPo. She is currently the Editorial Director, Diversity and Inclusion at Dow Jones. Raakhee has also appeared on the Today show as well as both a host and guest on SiriusXM. Super Satya Saves the Day is Raakhee's first book and is inspired by her own fiery 4-year-old daughter Satya.
The Uni Project is a nonprofit that brings learning opportunities to public space in New York City. Using custom-designed installations, the Uni Project pop ups in parks, plazas, and other public spaces to offer reading, drawing, and hands-on activities that let New Yorkers embrace the act of learning. The Uni Project partners with community organizations and city agencies, and they prioritize underserved locations.