Pin It
.
Favorites

KIDS | Rochester Children's Book Festival 

UPDATE: Elmo will be present at the Festival from 10 a.m. to noon, and WXXI's Beth Adams will be this year's celebrity reader.

The 19th Annual Rochester Children's Book Festival will take place on Saturday, November 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Monroe Community College (1000 East Henrietta Road). Young readers will have the chance to meet more than 40 children's book authors and illustrators including Nikki Grimes, Alyssa Capucilli, Jane Yolen, and James Howe.

Attending authors' books will be available for purchase, with the opportunity for kids to get them signed. Authors and illustrators will give readings and discussions of themes in their books such as bullying and developing characters, and will also offer seminars for kids interested in writing or illustration, and for adults on how to promote literacy and love of reading.

Admission to the event is free to all. Check out rochesterchildrensbookfestival.com for a complete list of authors, activities, and more information.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Rebecca Rafferty

Browse Listings

Submit an event
Spring Craft Sale @ The Yards

Spring Craft Sale @ The Yards

May 26: live music by Julia Egan; May 27: Karsten Brooks....

Exhilaration @ JCC of Greater Rochester

Rochester Dance Theatre; works by Saint-Saens & Rene Aubry....

Sons of the Desert @ Dryden Theatre

UCLA Festival of Preservation Tour....

View all of today's events »

This Week's Issue

Cover Story:
Food for all
Rochester's food culture has never existed in a vacuum. In this year's edition of DISH, we focuse less on the food itself and more on the effect those factors like history, tradition, and trends have had on creating the cuisine read more ...

Tweets @RocCityNews

© 2018 City Newspaper.

Website powered by Foundation.