Thanks to this year’s “One Book, One Philadelphia” selection, kids at each of our MW sites will be reading and talking about curiosity, mysteries and autism.
Will you read with us?
El Futuro – Can You Solve It? (ages 7-17)
Thursday, Feb. 2, 6-8pm
MW El Futuro 1025. S. 9th Street.
Christopher, who has Aspergers, sees the world through a series of puzzles. We’ll investigate mysteries, solve puzzles and create our own riddles. All participants receive a copy of the novel.
MW West – The Curious Incident (ages 10-17)
Friday, Feb. 10, 6-8pm
MW West, 3861 Lancaster Ave
Calling all Sherlock Holmes and mystery novel lovers. We’ll read passages and create our own short stories inspired by the “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” All participants receive a copy of the novel.
MW North – The Investigation (ages 11-15)
Thursday, Feb. 16, 6-7:30pm
MW North, 2123 N. Gratz Street.
We learn from Christopher, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, that there are many ways to interpret the world. Join us as we read a few chapters & talk observation skills, logic, and life! Maybe we’ll even solve the murder mystery! All participants receive a copy of the novel.
MW South – Who Stole the Cookie? (ages 7-9)
Sunday, Feb. 19, 2:00-3:30pm
MW South, 1501 Christian Street
We’ll follow the steps of 15-year-old Christopher to create and solve a mystery! Scavenger-hunt style, we’ll discover who stole the cookie from the cookie jar. The first six people to sign up will get a copy of “Temple Grandin” a girl with autism who different outlook helps her to do great things!