Children's Festival of Reading

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Bring your entire family to the 10th anniversary Children’s Festival of Reading.

It all takes place on Saturday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in World's Fair Park at the 10th annual kick off celebration for Knox County Public Library's summer reading programs.

Meet world-class authors, illustrators, storytellers and musicians! Join the Knox County Public Library to kick off summer reading and celebrate 10 years of the best literary festival just for children. 

Sign up for a summer of reading.

Admission and parking are free.

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking will be available in UT's 11th Street Garage as well as in the city lots downtown including Locust Street Garage, Market Square Garage and State Street Garage.

The Children's Festival of Reading celebrates the literary arts with six performance stages, a Parade of Books, arts and crafts, book sales, 50 community booths, food, music, storytelling, and tons of fun. Readers of all ages are encouraged to sign up for a summer of reading in one of the Library's summer programs.

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