The Kansas City Public Library welcomes Brandon Draper on Friday, May 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. for a Friday Night Family Fun event.
Draper celebrates the winners of the Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest by taking the audience on a "drum safari" where they meet different African animals whose names are set to rhythm.
Draper teaches percussion instruments at the University of Kansas and UMKC. He is also percussion director at Shawnee Mission West High School and music director at Kansas City Academy.
The winners of the Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest will be announced during the program.
Admission is free. RSVP at kclibrary.org  or call 816.701.3407. The program is appropriate for all ages.