Join in this citywide celebration and read books by award winning author Matt de la Peña. Matt is a New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels and two picture books. His Last Stop on Market Street
was awarded the 2016 Newbery Medal, along with a 2016 Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. Visit him on his website at www.mattdelapena.com.
Special events will be scheduled throughout the community including: Thursday, February 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., families will enjoy the Book IT! Repertory Theatre performing Last Stop on Market Street at the Lacey Community Center, and the highlight will be a chance to meet Matt de la Peña in person on Thursday, February 16, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the Lacey Community Center, where he will make a presentation and sign books. See event poster.
This event is sponsored in partnership with the City of Lacey, The Lacey Timberland Library, and North Thurston Public Schools.
For a schedule of events or to support this program, visit the Lacey Loves to Read website.