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Date(s) - 05/19/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Folio Books


Join us for a nonfiction story time as author Joan Schoettler reads from her picture book Ruth Asawa: A Sculpting Life. Asawa was an internationally renowned artist who made her home in Noe Valley. From Japanese-American internment camps to the creation of the San Francisco School of the Arts, Ruth Asawa’s life journey was one filled with challenges and obstacles turned into triumphs through perseverance and a unique vision. Known as the “Fountain Lady” of San Francisco due to the many fountains she designed, Asawa also experimented with unconventional mediums, using lines, space, and wire. Her story is sure to inspire young readers! Refreshments will be served.