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Saturday, July 18, 11:00am12:00pm
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Part of the program.

The Virginia Historical Society continues to offer special educator-led readings of children's history books during 2015.  Stories at the Museum programs are free and open to all ages. Programs take place every month on select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

Every Stories at the Museum program will include:

  • group reading of the selected history-themed picture book
  • a make-it-and-take-it craft activity related to the text

Each month the books will have a different theme.

Upcoming Dates:

July - American Revolution History Month

  • July 18 - George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra

August - Virginia Stories

  • August 1 - Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
  • August 15 - Sparks Fly High: The Legend of Dancing Point by Mary Quattlebaum

September - Hispanic Heritage Month

  • September 5 - Waiting for Biblioburro by Monica Brown
  • September 19 - My name is Celia: The life of Celia Cruz by Monica Brown

October - Story of Virginia and "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times"

  • October 3 - The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko
  • October 15 - Eleanor by Barbara Cooney

November - Native American Heritage Month

  • November 7 - Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott
  • November 21 - The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin

December - Virginia Stories

  • December 5 - Something to Tell the Grandcows by Ellen Spinelli

Come join the fun at the VHS!

Caroline Legros, School program coordinator

Caroline Legros, School Program Coordinator

Do you have a question about an upcoming Stories at the Museum program? Feel free to contact me at 804.342.9652 or at clegros@vahistorical.org.

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Children create crafts related to the story they read in the VHS galleries.
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Families of all ages enjoy Stories at the Museum.
Stories at the Museum craft time
Children create crafts related to the stor
Stories at the Museum
Families of all ages enjoy Stories at the

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