Bringing Stories to Life: Augusta Baker’s Dozen Reading Cerebration

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Augusta Baker’s Dozen honors the life and work of nationally-known librarian and storyteller Augusta Baker.

She captured and conveyed the melody and power of the written word, establishing herself as America’s First Lady of traditional storytelling.

As Augusta Baker’s Dozen: A Celebration of Stories enters its 31st year, Richland Library is excited to welcome acclaimed author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney as the 2017 featured guest.

  • 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 21, join us for a reception, author discussion and book signing during the program, An Evening with Jerry Pinkney, at our Sandhills location (763 Fashion Drive)
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 22, bring the entire family and enjoy a morning of storytelling, music and theater performances with Jerry Pinkney during the program, A Celebration of Stories, at our North Main location (5306 North Main Street).

The events are free and open to the public.