Laura Huliska-Beith: The Worst Best Friend
All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
On Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City illustrator, Laura Huliska-Beith, presents her latest book, The Worst Best Friend.
The book, written by Alexis O'Neill, is an honest and humorous look at both the challenges and rewards of friendship. The story focuses on best friends Mike and Conrad. The duo's relationship strains when Victor, a new student, arrives at school. Conrad forgets about Mike and turns into the worst best friend. But when Victor's need to win crushes Conrad, Mike steps up to the plate and demonstrates how to be a true friend.
Huliska-Beith will read from the book, do illustrations for the audience, and have a friendship game show quiz featuring a life-size "friend-o-meter."
Admission is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP.