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Join Sylvia Weatherspoon for storytime on Facebook live Saturday

4 months 1 week 21 hours ago Friday, April 03 2020 Apr 3, 2020 April 03, 2020 10:58 PM April 03, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

Due to the coronavirus, many are working from home and most schools are closed until further notice. Families are stuck at home and daily schedules have been thrown out the window. 

Many have gone to social media to entertain and uplift. Betty White, Jimmy Fallon, and even News 2's Sylvia Weatherspoon are here to save the day, or at least a few minutes of a busy parent's day, reading books to children online.

Sylvia Weatherspoon will host a virtual storytime on Facebook live Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m.

She misses her story book readings to children in schools, but the closures are not stopping her from spreading happiness and smiles.

She will be reading "God's love in my heart," and encourages your children to snuggle up Saturday morning with a bunny for this story.

The reading will take place on her Facebook Page that can be found here.

"Just doing what I can 2 Make A Difference," Sylvia says.

Sylvia has posted a couple of live storytime videos on her Facebook page and is eager to add more to the collection.

For more online storytimes, you can visit Save With Stories on Instagram.

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THANK YOU to everyone who has given so generously to #SAVEWITHSTORIES and a BIG BIG THANK YOU to @onceuponafarm for donating $50,000 to these efforts, providing approximately 37,500 children with meals and educational support that they would normally receive when school is in session. ♥? . “Big Red Barn” by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Felicia Bond (published by @harperkids) . THIRTY MILLION CHILDREN rely on school for food. Responding to the needs of kids during these school closures, @savethechildren and @nokidhungry have a new fund @SAVEWITHSTORIES to support food banks, and mobile meal trucks, and community feeding programs with funds to do what they do best—and also—with educational toys, books, and worksheets to make sure brains are full, as well as bellies. . If you can manage a one time gift of $10, please text SAVE to 20222. If another amount would work better for you, please visit our website—link in bio. There is no maximum and there is no minimum—together we will rise and together we can help. . Thank you and stay safe. XX #SAVEWITHSTORIES

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