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East Asian Story Time

Japanese

2022-06-25 14:00:00 2022-06-25 14:30:00 America/Chicago East Asian Story Time Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Saturday, June 25
2:00pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-25 14:00:00 2022-06-25 14:30:00 America/Chicago East Asian Story Time Come listen to a bilingual story in Japanese and English! Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Urbana Free Library

The Lewis Auditorium

Come listen to a bilingual story in Japanese and English!

Bring your children to East Asian Story Time and enjoy a Kamishibai story.

A popular form of street theater in the 1930s and post-war Japan, Kamishibai (紙芝居) or “paper play” is a set of illustrated boards or cards that tell a story.  This month will feature the The Story of Tanabata.  In the story, the Weaver Princess, who is responsible for weaving the fine cloth used to make the robes of the celestial deities, falls in love with the Herdsman who is responsible for looking after the celestial oxen. They marry but are so in love that they completely neglect their duties. This angers the Heavenly Ruler, so he separates them. Eventually, the Heavenly Ruler is moved by their heartbroken pleas, and gives permission for the two to meet once a year, on the seventh day of the seventh month.

Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois. You can attend in-person or by watching a live stream of the program on Zoom.  Register in advance to receive a link to watch the program online.

AGE GROUP: | Pre-Schoolers | Families |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | Story Time |

Urbana Free Library

Phone: 217-367-4057

Hours
Mon, Oct 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Conveniently located at the corner of Race and Green in downtown Urbana.

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room

Wed, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clark-Lindsey Village

Thu, Oct 06, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Phillips Recreation Center

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
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Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Sat, Oct 08, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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Tue, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Tue, Oct 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Wed, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Thu, Oct 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Oct 13, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Phillips Recreation Center

Sat, Oct 15, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Sat, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sat, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Zoom

Mon, Oct 17, 9:30am - 11:30am
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Mon, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Tue, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:25am
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Tue, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Oct 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Wed, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Wed, Oct 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Online

Thu, Oct 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room

Thu, Oct 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Thu, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room

Sat, Oct 22, 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Sat, Oct 22, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey Mills Reading Room

Sat, Oct 22, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Market Place Mall

Sat, Oct 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Sat, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room,Zoom

Sat, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Zoom

Mon, Oct 24, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Mon, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Tue, Oct 25, 10:00am - 10:25am
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Tue, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Thu, Oct 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Fri, Oct 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Sat, Oct 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room

Sat, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Zoom

Sun, Oct 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Urbana Free Library - Busey Mills Reading Room

Mon, Oct 31, 9:30am - 11:30am
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Mon, Oct 31, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Mon, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Tue, Nov 01, All day
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Tue, Nov 01, 10:00am - 10:25am
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Tue, Nov 01, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Tue, Nov 01, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Wed, Nov 02, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Wed, Nov 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Wed, Nov 02, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
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Thu, Nov 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Nov 03, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Thu, Nov 03, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Nov 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room

Fri, Nov 04, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room