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Children’s author Prisca Barnes to speak at SCCC Library

Joe Denoyer - September 23, 2022 2:35 am

BY PHILLIP LEE

LIBERAL, Kan. – The Seward County Community College Library continues its Saints Scribes speaker series with a presentation by children’s author Prisca Barnes at noon on Monday, September 26.

Barnes will discuss her journey as a children’s book author, explore the importance of diverse books and share a writing exercise.

Admission is free and open to the public. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Barnes is the founder and CEO of Storytime Village, Inc., a Kansas-based nonprofit organization that promotes reading among low-income children and families. She is a passionate advocate for equity in education and literacy. She is the author of the Kansas Notable book, “People, Pride, and Promise: The Story of the Dockum Sit-in.”

For more information, contact Seward County Community College Library at (620) 417-1160.

The Saints Scribes speaker series program is made possible through a grant by the American Library Association with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

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