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Summer Hours:

| Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs | 10 am - 4 pm | Tues 10 am - 2 pm and 3 pm - 7 pm



Nine International Illustrators: From Bologna to Jerusalem

Through Sep 15

This exhibition features a selection of illustrations by artists from several European countries, among them internationally recognized veteran illustrators and young illustrators likely to win acclaim in the future. The exhibition's guest curator is Israeli illustrator Yana Bukler, who received Honorable Mention in the Museum's Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children's Book...more


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ctivities (in Hebrew unless stated otherwise)

Story Time in the Library: Illustration-Story

Silent story time devoted to examining the most impressive illustrations from the books in the Library’s collection. Led by the staff of the Library

Fridays in July | 12 noon | No extra charge

Red Summer in the Library

This summer’s activity is devoted to red books from the Library’s collection.
Ages 4-8 | NIS 20 | 12 noon

Aug 29 R-Re-Red Explore the world of animation with artist Einat Karni

Aug 14, 28 Red on the Rise Special activity combining story, movement, and art, with dancer Alit Etrog Heiman

Aug 16, 17, 18 Red Alert: Romance or Rage? Workshop with artist Michal Kerer
(see Tuesdays in the Library, 16.8)

Aug 15, 22 Little Red Riding Hood and Other Red Stories With storyteller Shlomit Dvir

Aug 11 The Lion That Loved Strawberries Story-theater with actress Shani Weissman,
based on Tirtza Atar’s book

Aug 21 Papa, Do You Love Me? Special activity based on Barbara M. Joosse’s book, with
Nili Orad of “Elia’s Stories”

Aug 23 Stopping at Red From the Library to the galleries with Michal Sepia

Aug 24 Ferdinand the Bull Actor Shachar Marom’s object-theater enactment of Munro Leaf’s story

Tuesdays in the Library

(Note: See Red Summer in  the Library above for  activities on Tues 16)

Aug 23 Welcome to Grade One! Michal Sepia leads a special workshop for children about to start school.

Sep 30 The End Is Always a New Beginning Special activity marking the end of summer vacation and the beginning of the new school year, with artist Michal Kerer

Sep 6 New Beginnings Story, movement, and art with dancer Alit Etrog Heiman

Sep 13 Bina Leaves Binyamina Yona Teper’s story narrated by storyteller Mia Sahar

Sep 20 Which Body Part Is Most Important? Omer the Storyteller presents a story in celebration of Rosh Hashanah.

Sep 27 Der Struwwelpeter Special activity inspired by Heinrich Hoffmann’s book, with Orna Granot

5 pm | Ages 4–8 | NIS 20

Mondays in the Library: 
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26

Big Art for Little Artists: In this series of meetings with Michal Kerer, storytelling inspires children to create their own works of art. 4:30 pm; Ages 4 - 6, NIS 30

Big Art for Bigger Artists: For slightly older children, who are either new or continuing the program. 5:30 pm; Ages 7 - 9, NIS 30

Orna Granot, Associate Curator of the Library for Children's Books [email protected]
Galit Tzilber-Eitan, Librarian  [email protected]
Shlomit Ozeri  [email protected]
Brit Lavie [email protected]

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