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Maritza Nieves – Cuentista/Storyteller

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

image of performer Maritza Nieves in clown makeup

Our final bilingual storyteller in our Multicultural Stories Series is Maritza Nieves, who will be entertaining families in Spanish and English! This program is free and is part of the Hyannis Public Library’s Multicultural Stories Series.

Funded by grants from the Mass Cultural Council and the Town of Barnstable.

Maritza Nieves was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Prior to coming to Connecticut, she worked for Head Start directing the parenting services area under the ACUDEN central office. She has over 30 years of experience working with children, families, and different communities where she has provided direct services. She also works as Payasita Dialoni/Shaloni in private events, community events, hospitals, and school activities bringing joy during fun educational activities. She also does artistic face-painting and balloon figures. She is a singer, musician, and poems and song writer. During the past 14 years, she has worked with early child education at Even Start programs in New London, CT and is an active member of Connecticut Storytellers. She is bilingual and CPR certified.

Maritza Nieves nació y se crió en Puerto Rico donde trabajó para Head Start dirigiendo el área de servicios para padres en la oficina central de ACUDEN. Tiene más de 30 años de experiencia trabajando con niños, familias y diferentes comunidades donde ha brindado servicios directos. También se desempeña como Payasita Dialoni/Shaloni en eventos privados, eventos comunitarios, hospitales y actividades escolares brindando alegría y diversión durante actividades educativas. También pinta caras artísticamente y hace figuras de globos. Maritza es cantante, músico y compositora de poemas y canciones. Durante los últimos 14 años, ha trabajado con la educación infantil temprana en los programas Even Start en New London, CT y es un miembro activo de Connecticut Storytellers. Es bilingüe y está certificada en RCP.

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Hyannis Public Library
401 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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508-775-2280
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