Tomás and the Library Lady

Tomás and the Library Lady

January 26, 2018 through February 17, 2018
Good for ages 5 and up, ideal for ages 7-12

Based on the award-winning book by Pat Mora and adapted for the stage by playwright Jose Cruz Gonzalez

Tomás is the son of Spanish-speaking, migrant farmworkers, Florencio and Josefa Rivera. He loves learning, but often misses school to follow the crops with his parents. When Tomás meets a library lady, a whole new world opens up for him. This inspirational story suggests what libraries – and education – can make possible.

Awards: a Texas Bluebonnet Master List Title, a Smithsonian Notable Books for Children title, Winner of the Teachers’ Choice Award from the International Reading Association

Based on the true story of Mexican-American author and educator Tomás Rivera.

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The General Public is welcome to join us for field trip performances. These shows are typically Wednesday through Friday at 9:45 a.m. and/or 11:45 a.m. For detailed showtimes and ticket availability, please contact our box office at 210-227-2751.

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