Sunday Story Time: Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Sunday Story Time: Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten
Sunday, January 23 at 11:30 am

Ticket includes Museum admission
Adults: $22
Kids (ages 5-13): $6
Members and ages 4 and under: Free

Join us every Sunday in person for story time and crafts! Each class includes a special hello song, silly dances and games, a story book reading, and a craft to do after the story. Welcome to January Jam!

This month we will be reading books all about music! This week, read Laura Veir’s Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten, with illustrations by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. When Elizabeth Cotten was a little girl, she taught herself to play guitar. By age 11, she’d written “Freight Train,” one of the most popular folk songs of all time. Come hear the rest of Libba’s story, and make your own guitar to take home!

Please note that this is not a drop-off program—child participants must be accompanied by an adult. This program will take place in person. Capacity limits, vaccination proof plus matching ID (for those ages 12 and up), and mask requirements apply. Please find all our safety information here.

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Major support for Family Programs is provided by Diana and Joe DiMenna.

Additional generous support is from Daniel & Margaret Loe, Shelley & Tommy Mulitz, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Creative: Tronvig Group