Worcester Public Library Author Event

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The Worcester Public Library will present four readings and craft activities with Jason Lefebvre, award-winning author of Too Much Glue, on Saturday, October 24. In his exciting story, first-time author Lefebvre presents a rowdy tale about the disruptive forms that creativity can take.

The readings will be held at four of the Worcester Public Library locations. The first reading will be held at the Tatnuck Magnet Branch, located at 1083 Pleasant Street, at 9:15 a.m. The second reading will be held at the Goddard Branch, located at 14 Richards Street, at 10:30 a.m. The third reading will be at the Main Library, located at 3 Salem Square, at 12 p.m. The fourth and final reading will be held at the Roosevelt Branch, located at 1006 Grafton Street, at 2:45 p.m. These events are free and open to the public.

About the Book

Matty is no paste eater, but short of consuming it, he loves everything about glue, especially using it in enormous quantities. Although Matty’s teacher preaches moderation (“Glue raindrops, not puddles!”), Matty isn’t listening, and his parents are happy to encourage him.

About the Author

Jason Lefebvre is a children’s librarian at the Holyoke Public Library. He was born and raised in Holyoke, MA, where he still resides. Many of his story ideas come from his experiences as a preschool paraprofessional and his position at the library.

Honors

Lefebvre’s Too Much Glue has received numerous honors, including the NY State Charlotte Award list for 2015-16; 2014 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award, Kids Books category; Play on Words PAL Award 2014; chosen for the 2013 ABC Best Books for Children Catalog; and Alabama Camellia Award list 2014-15, Grade 3 Division.

This event is sponsored by Edward Street Child Services, Worcester Reads, Worcester Family Partnership, and Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

For more information on the Worcester Public Library and a complete list of events and programs visit www.worcpublib.org.

For more information on the Author Event with Jason Lefebvre, Award-Winning Author of Too Much Glue contact Linnea Sheldon, Community Relations and Communications Manager, at 508-799-1654 or lsheldon@worcpublib.org.